September 27, 2018

Posted Aug 23, 2018 at 5:00 AM They may be the two most forgotten words in the debate about the Affordable Care Act. “Patient protection” is the term that actually begins the official name of the landmark law, often called Obamacare. The law remains in the crosshairs of partisan efforts to repeal it. This month …

June 4, 2018

Our executive director Christian John Lillis and advocate Nancy Oliver published an op-ed in the Akron Beacon Journal. Get ready to fight the menace of superbugs Superbug infections pose a significant threat to the well-being of Ohioans, young and old. These are infections that have become resistant to many antibiotics …

May 18, 2018

By Angela Kelly Clostridium Difficile Toxin B Discovery May Lead to Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs May 11, 2018 [ScienceDaily] Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and Harvard University “have discovered how the Clostridium difficile toxin B (TcdB) recognizes the human Frizzled protein, the receptor it uses to invade intestinal cells …

April 26, 2018

By Angela Kelly New York Mice are Carrying Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria “A new study from the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health” published in the journal mBio has found that New York City mice carry…Clostridium difficile (C. diff), Shigella, diarrhea-causing Escherichia coli (E. coli), …