Arranta Bio splashes $100M into ‘microbiome’ CDMO capacity with new Massachusetts facility

With the microbiome market set to expand to more than $ 1 billion in the coming years, contract manufacturers across the board are putting big down payments on capacity for live therapies that target gut bacteria. Now, a fledgling CDMO is splurging to make its name in that blossoming field. Microbiome CDMO firm Arranta Bio has completed… Read More »

$1bn Qld coal mine to go ahead

Annastacia Palaszczuk has thrown her support behind Queensland’s resources sector one month out from the state election, green-lighting a new $ 1 billion coal mine. Penbroke’s Olive Downs project, located southwest of Mackay, will generate 1000 regional jobs. Speaking from central Queensland on Tuesday, Ms Palaszczuk dismissed calls her government hadn’t previously supported mining projects,… Read More »

Realistic diet plan for diabetic

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes—or even prediabetes—usually means the doctor has suggested that you make some changes to your diet or the diet of someone you care for. This is a good time to become wiser about how you are eating on a regular basis. This is more about your routine daily food choices… Read More »

Natural antibiotics in plant based diets

Most of us have taken antibiotics in our lifetime, treatment for a common ailment, generally prescribed by a doctor without a second thought. While these crucial medications are oftentimes essential for healing, recent studies have also found that certain antibiotics have unforeseen side effects that can be detrimental to overall health. What are antibiotics anyways?… Read More »

Talking Politics in the Exam Room: A Physician’s Obligation to Discuss the Political Ramifications of Science with Patients

By HAYWARD ZWERLING I walked into my exam room to see a patient I first met two decades ago. On presentation, his co-morbidities included poorly controlled DM-1, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and a substance abuse disorder. Over the years our healthcare system has served him well as he has remained free of diabetic complications and now leads… Read More »