Scientists have long known that Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s) have antifungal properties. Last July, Texas A&M University researchers discovered that the antifungal effect of one SSRI, Zoloft, actually inhibiting deadly fungal infections.
"Timing is everything," as the saying goes. There is another saying amongst realtors that is simply, "Location, location, location!" Although neither of these are necessarily universally applied to gardening, both are very applicable when it comes to planting a garden.
I just got the news from medpagetoday.com that a new Multiple Sclerosis drug called Tecfidera received FDA approval today (3/27/13). How does Tecfidera work? I’m just so glad you asked because to scientists this is important. According to the website, It is believed that Tecfidera works by activating the nuclear factor-like 2 transcriptional pathway, thereby reducing oxidative stress that contributes strongly to demyelination. I know that you’re wondering…could it really be that simple?
SAYS THE NEWS: Washington, DC - Valley Fever, a fungal respiratory infection, dramatically increased in several southwestern states from 1998 through 2011, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cases in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah rose from 2,265 in 1998 to more than 22,000 in 2011.