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NHS accused of fuelling rise in opioid dependancy

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Opioid painkillers embrace tramadol, codeine and morphine Docs warn the NHS is fuelling an dependancy disaster due to a rise within the prescribing of highly effective painkillers. Almost 24 million opioids, resembling morphine, had been prescribed in 2017 – equal to 2,700 packs an …

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Platypus milk: The way it may fight superbugs

Picture copyright Laura Romin & Larry Dalton Platypus milk may assist fight one in all humanity’s looming issues, antibiotic resistance, scientists say. The bizarre creatures have a duck’s beak, venomous ft and are one in all solely two mammals in a position to lay eggs. Australian scientists found in 2010 …

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