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    I've been vaccinated against whooping cough when I was a kid but still got it last year (at 48 years of age), apparently...

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    Bacteria found in ancient Irish soil halts growth of superbugs—new hope for tackling antibiotic resistance Read more ...

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    DEATH BY DELUSION https://longitudeprize.org/blog-post/death-delusion...

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    Life expectancy at birth in the mid-19th century was around 40 years for males and 42 years for females Good old days - ...

  • LongOnLife

    It makes one wonder if there isn't more to it, in the current administration, than proving the drug works using the guid...

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    Right. that's why, I think, one has to look at the current valuation of clinical-stage biotechs with a very critical eye...

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    It is refreshing to hear that it is "never right" to state the "lie" that vaccines are "always" safe & effective. Al...

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    If some of you are using turmeric for pain, which by the way I use daily with a dash of pepper and fresh ginger root - n...

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    $SMMT > Summit Therapeutics Unveils Second Novel Target for Gonorrhoea at ASM Microbe 2018 Summit Therapeutics plc ...

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    Could a new class of antibiotics b e on the way since they will wind up making Zithromax ineffective?...

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    The preventative antibiotics situation is scary, especially in India. As always, thanks for all the information and i...

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    Dear Doc G, While not the topic of this column, it is related to two of the items you do touch upon -- the use of antib...

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    The cure for cancer, and several other diseases, is to simply stop eating processed carbs, hydrogenated fats and trans-f...

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    I've had Lyme disease several times in the past 10 years - every year in fact (we've got deer and all kinds of wildlife ...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    If hexose cerate is indeed AHCC, here's no suggestion that it would deal with MRSA. I doubt whether diet by itself wou...

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    Hopefully most people will put on their thinking caps and evaluate all the hype around "whatever" shows up that someone ...

  • JohnM

    mzimmer wrote: "Same with $TTPH. It was supposed to have doubled. Just bombed today." DR KSS on $TTPH: "Don't be a su...

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    JK, has the illness been diagnosed? I have a friend who was bit by a tick and had to have a coma induced until the doct...

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    Not for nuthin' but I was sold on Dr Gundry's Pre-Biotic pitch. But somewhere in the 15th to 20th minute (I know, but it...

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    $no ticker Thank you Doc - and everyone else for the positive thoughts and well wishes. I am a stubborn Viking woman who...

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    $ATNM long. Tyler_l45 regarding competition, here are my thoughts : It can always be disconcerting to see competiti...

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    $CFRX Doc. Please do not reel back in horror, but was there any mention around Biotech showcase regarding Contrafect?...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Destiny Pharma is a London-traded antibiotics developer that aroused some attention from me. Most people know that St...

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    $antibiotics Casey, that new link certainly did the trick. As a non-medical layman, I find publications like this to b...

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    $antibiotics Peter, I kept getting error too. try this: https://journalfeed.org/article-a-day/2017/antibiotic-info...

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    $antibiotics Casey, I have tried to locate and download the "primer article on antibiotics" In more than a half dozen ...

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    $antibiotics We talk a lot about antibiotics on these threads. Here is a nice simple primer of classes of antibiotics...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    From the Cochrane Collaboration, a conclusion that probiotic therapy CAN meaningfully reduce risk of C. diff. infection....

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    No, really don't. Expect good sales from C-scape, however, and an asymptotic approach to MC$1B next year. Again, it's no...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    We've warned and warned here about $AKAO. Love the company, but not a good time to be in it. We still think plazomicin h...

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    $No Ticker. Isn’t it possible to restore fecal biome diversity to preserve inherited “fast” metabolism? It seems t...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Yes, it's a prevalent notion.....diminished fecal biome diversity, as can be driven by antibiotics, is strongly linked t...

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    I recently found out that antibiotics were given to animals, more for weight gain than disease. Even when animals were ...

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    (NASDAQ:NVLN) (TSX:NVLN) $4.86 -- A rehabilitation story. np Novelion is the company formed by the merger of a cou...

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    Hi KSS, those are valid concerns and I appreciate your thoughts as always. The premise for my initial bullish case back ...

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    Also when we take antibiotics due to illness, what do they do to the biom. I just did a Whole 30 diet after seeing what...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Thanks Dal. I saw that piece too when I flipped through the BeeB site early this morning. It's a kind of reiteration of ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    It's falling in resonance with much of small and mid-cap biotech today, as we predicted this am would happen. The NDA is...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I think that was a very wise call, I do. AKAO is one to keep an eye on. The stocks we like constitute a list where you d...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    A follow-up note on Achaogen. $AKAO. The company has announced plans to get into the pain space with a monoclonal ant...

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    Here's an idea I toss out to the group for your musing, digestion and feedback. And it may be a good long idea for inves...

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    $SCYX Long SCYNEXIS to Present Data on Lead Antifungal Candidate SCY-078 at IDWeek 2017 Additional SCY-078 Posters t...

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    Great current antibiotic report by World Health on much needed new antibiotics and the current prospects and the need fo...

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    #DrugResistance #Antibacterial A very interesting study in the role of bacteria in drug-resistant cancers, and the...

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    In Yaval Noah Harari's book "Homo Deus" (pg. 27) he claims that we have not added a single day to our potential life-spa...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Dept of Defense CAME to Eyegate asking it to make crosslinked hyaluronan preparation as battlefield device for eye wound...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    The one thing I WILL say in support of your swing trade idea is this: it is likely to behave like other antibiotics play...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I've tracked lefamulin and regard an approval as likely. But I can't see Nabriva popping 100 percent on approval. We ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Ja....Viscountess Helen skewers again! So few people, even IN the industry, really GET the antibiotics space. Cubist was...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Sienna $SNNA is new to the forum. It completed an IPO earlier this month and brings to dermatology an interesting pipeli...

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    Well, if alcohol were a drug, I'd say close to 100%. But aside from that, this includes even something like taking left...

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    $RDHL. Is there a reason why there is not anymore excitement about this company? I know Dr. KSS said a while back the h....

  • SoGiAm

    $AKAO long related - New proposal addresses challenging market dynamics for antibiotics http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-...

  • SoGiAm

    $AKAO long and a public Japanese company Shionogi SGIOF and SGIOY mentioned on page 909. Interesting developments indee...

  • SoGiAm

    $AKAO long - The quest for new #antibiotics is forcing scientists to confront an old problem--the Gram-negative double m...

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    Interesting PBS series on "Stopping Superbugs" very relevant to Gummie investors in $AKAO $SCYX 1)We are running out...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    As promised some deliberations on the $AKAO vs $MDCO situation. As most readers probably know, $MDCO took the wind ou...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    1paglee had asked yesterday about $TTPH, which I also believe Subramania Kaushik, a gummie, recently entered. Let me say...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi gene: yes absolutely it can and should be used in combat situations. Norchi knows this, and intends to pursue it, but...

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    That is a sobering study, IP. S. Pneumonia is a nasty organism. I would hate to be born as one of those rabbits. I use o...

  • SoGiAm

    $AKAO long - Achaogen Wins CARB-X Funding Award to Advance Development of LpxC Inhibitor Antibiotic to Fight Drug Resis...

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    $IPIX former $CTIX (very small position): I'm encouraged by recent trial results of Brilacidin in a small Proof of Conc...

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    #linling, morning, You would know more than me as to why the Bios are avoiding the antibiotics. Then there is one Compa...

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    #Superbug #Gonorrhea #Entasis It's a strange coincidence that I just saw this article: ‘Superbug Gonorrhea’ S...

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    $Entasis Ah yes, the dreaded Gonorrhea (GC). Let’s not forget Chlamydia as well since they often go hand in hand. A...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Entasis is one I've been tracking for a while. Their work is of high quality. My concern here is just how much of a mark...

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    #Antibiotic for drug resistant gonorrhea #GramNegative $AKAO (with relevance to) "This Waltham firm's gonorrhea dru...

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    Thanks Eph97! On the weight of current evidence Berberine does seem to have the best of Metformin's benefits, with pract...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I don't personally, but I've considered it many times. In my view, the disease is insulin resistance, and diabetes is it...

  • JohnM

    11/30/14 Dr. KSS MD PhD http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g6979 Exposure to antibiotics either in utero or in earl...

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    Ronald: I would be cautious about being too tied up in this company. Despite the depiction, there is no global H pylori ...

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    I think those are reasonable concerns for sure. Read some of the reddit posts on 189 and I think there may be differen...

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    kristi lee and Dr Suzanne Hill raise interesting questions. I would love to hear someone explain how new antibiotics ha...

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    $AKAO long. https://www.statnews.com/2017/06/06/who-antibiotics-breakdown/ This is my first post. I joined in mid 20...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Man after my own heart, eyedoc. My blood simmered over with the ridiculous advent of Oracea, an egregious gesture of pha...

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    $AKAO One explanation - by no means the only one - could be that AKAO is truly planning to go alone and build a power...

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    Thank you, Dr. KSS!! At the first mention of bundles, my blood curdled. Between this and PRS-080, these bundles are ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi Zimmy: As you know (and I just restate this so all are on the same page), once a drug is approved for any indication,...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Where biotech investing finds us these days is with a broader biotech market still stalled and undervalued but with sele...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I don't know a good way to get early information though escalating buying 2-3 days in advance is often a tip-off. The id...

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    $AKAO relevant Antibiotic breakthrough: Team discovers how to overcome gram-negative bacterial defenses May 10, 20...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Although beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor combos like this are a dime a dozen. I'm getting a lot of questions about ...

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    $AkAO Nice addendum to the CC summary, thanks Zimmy! Speaking of Barda, I know for sure that this agency has grant...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    "Lugol's iodine" is a very dilute solution of potassium iodide and iodine crystals. It has limited medical uses. At ...

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    Being old school and a fatalist you gottta die from something. Growing up in the 50s the greatest fear was living in an ...

  • achandra13

    $APHB Thats great news. I was in APHB for a while but they kept diluting and reverse splitting. Current price would be a...

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    That was a very good report! All true. Natural cures are still available that work. It is recommended that you try ...

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    Opposite fingers and toes are a simple technique that helps almost everything and can be done by friends and family memb...

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    $CTIX -NP: Hi David, Hmm. Be careful. Antibiotics approval is hard although Antibiotics should be primarily safe; there ...

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    Thanks I am on antibiotics and still vertical so life is good. First you should watch both $CLBR and $CLRBZ . Note t...

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    Ahh...there is nothing in the world quite like the feeling when your urologist, with the help of the cystoscope grabs th...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Thanks for this post, which I am deeming Honor Roll for high quality thinking, research and the fact that it whets my ap...

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    Hi Traydon, have been down the Diverticulitus Road. Remember the first time like yesterday, antibiotics forever seemed ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    An interesting look into how the FDA may view and size up newer corporate efforts at devising antibiotics that kill a si...

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    Interesting article on new antibiotics: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/03/30/quest-for-n...

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    March 29, 2017 12:30 EDT AKAO theflyonthewall.com: Achaogen reports data on drug-resistant bacteria trends, says hig...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    In vitro studies have shown that resunab, the Corbus lead agent, can decrease tissue burden of invaded neutrophils by 70...

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    $RDHL (NP) - Would be very interesting to know Doc's view on Redhill as most of its pipeline is GI related. What I know ...

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