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‘Gel drops' developed to save eyesight, scientists found

The surface of the eye, known as the cornea, is usually transparent. But an eye infection or trauma can cause scarring on the surface, causing blurred vision or complete blindness. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an eye infection commonly associated with poor contact lens hygiene, is currently treated with drops that contain antibiotics and corticosteroids to reduce inflammation. These… Read More »

'I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer' – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can

Tom says he lives in the now and has a great quality of life at the age of 72. Pic: Liam Burke/Press 22 ‘I found out by accident that I had a rare cancer’ – GAA coach who believes in living the best life he can Independent.ie Tom O’Donoghue will tell you that he’s “one… Read More »

Salmonella found to be resistant to different classes of antibiotics

Brazil’s Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying from the diseases in question. Bacteria caused most outbreaks of such illnesses, including diarrhea and gastroenteritis. The most frequent were Salmonella spp., with 31,700 cases diagnosed in the period (14.4% of… Read More »