Author Archives: Stacy Grieve, PhD

Synthetic Antimicrobial Peptide Can Destroy Biofilms in CF Patients, Study Reports

A therapy that involves a synthetic cationic antimicrobial peptide (CAP) can decrease Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation alone or in combination with another antimicrobial agent called tobramycin. Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients are susceptible to repeated bacterial infections. Infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is particularly harmful, since it has been shown to decrease…

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How to Ask for and Offer Help

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In times of need, we may not know how to ask for help or offer it to others. Columnist Kate Delany shares helpful tips on how to do it.

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