Can a virucidal virus prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

Computer illustration of a large orange and red bacteriophage, a type of virus, on a large green bacterial cell.

Rates of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are skyrocketing in the US These growing cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are treated with antibiotics, but at a cost: Antibiotics Push bacteria to increase resistance to drugs. So it’s important to find new ways to prevent STIs while also reducing our dependence on antibiotics. However, we … Read more

How to Prevent Common Pickleball Injuries

How to Prevent Common Pickleball Injuries

Pickleball has become extremely popular, but that may be increasing pickleball-related injuries. “It’s quickly becoming the sport of choice for adults over 50,” said Dr. Brian Cole, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He also plays handball. “The high injury rate may be due to the fact … Read more