Category Archives: Health

Antibiotics That Could Save Your Life Might Be Hidden In These Caves. Bloomberg video news

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The rise of drug-resistant bacteria has created a huge need for new kinds of antibiotics but you can’t easily synthesize new antibiotics in a lab – you have to find them in nature. Microbiologist Naowarat Cheeptham has been looking for them in an unlikely place: deep underground in caves, where organisms that have evolved in harsh conditions could provide the key to fighting superbugs. (video by: Katherine Wells, Ryo Ikegami, Alan Jeffries) Bloomberg New York video news 2016

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Doctors divided over how to guide women on U.S. Zika threat. Video CBS This Morning

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New research on the Zika virus is speeding up a debate about how to prevent the spread of the disease. One big question facing U.S. health officials is whether the government should recommend that women avoid getting pregnant if they live in areas where Zika is spreading. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss what could be an unprecented recommendation. “CBS This Morning” to preview her report. New York News 2016

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