Health Problems

Treating Breast Cancer Using Antibiotics

Skip to: A Toxin Capable of Halting a Signaling Pathway Achieving Tumour Growth Inhibition The Promise of Drug Repurposing in the Future Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) describes the form of the disease that lacks the expression of 3 receptors: estrogen, progesterone, and HER2. Up to 15% of breast cancers are considered to be TNBC, which […]

Health Problems

New method detects toxin exposure from harmful algal blooms in human urine

Blooms of toxin-producing algae exploded in both fresh and salt water ecosystems in southern Florida during the summer months of 2018, impacting wildlife and humans living in these marine environments. During harmful algal blooms, species of cyanobacteria release toxic peptides, including microcystins and nodularin into waterways. Human exposure comes from ingestion, direct skin contact, or […]