FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Phage therapy, like passive immunization, is a great "back to the future" medical story. It has gotten some attention from science journalists but, to date, everybody has just told part of the story.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In the US alone some 90, 000 people die from superbugs-bacteria that have grown immune to antibiotics. Officials agree that this problem will only get worse with time and new alternatives must be found. Thomas Hausler, in writing "Viruses vs Superbugs", has filled out the story and offers a persuasive case for phage therapy's continued relevance.
Authors: Häusler, . HÃ¤usler, Thomas. This book is scientific journalism at its best. Thomas Häusler paints a vivid and engaging picture of the larger-than-life characters who committed themselves to the development of phage therapy.
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T. Häusler; Thomas HÃ¤usler Viruses Vs. Superbugs: A Solution to the Antibiotics Crisis? (Macmillan Science). ISBN 13: 9781403987648. Viruses Vs. T. Häusler; Thomas HÃ¤usler.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-292) and index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-292) and index. At the limits of medicine - Invincible microbes - The wild pioneer era - The renaissance of phages during the war - A parallel universe - Keepers of the grail in peril - Resurrection - What's the future of phage therapy? -. - Append. 1. A short list of bacteria - Append. 2. The advantages and disadvantages of phage therapy.
Each year thousands of people die from bacteria resistant to antibiotics.
book by Thomas Hausler. In the US alone some 90,000 people die from superbugs-bacteria that have grown immune to antibiotics. Each year thousands of people die from bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Alternative drugs are urgently needed. A surprising ray of hope from the past are viruses that kill bacteria, but not us. Award-winning science journalist Thomas Häusler investigates how these long-forgotten cures may help sick people today.
I was reading a book on bacteria phages aka viruses that attack bacteria and they mentioned that in countries that used phages (. Soviet Russia due to a lack of antibiotics), the sewage plant is the first place they would go to look for phages to combat intestinal diseases. There were large amounts of the offending bacteria so it was a prime place to find viruses that had evolved to fight them. Fresh book recommendations delivered straight to your inbox every Thursday.
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Viruses vs. Superbugs book. Award-winning science journalist Thomas Hausler investigates how these long-forgotten cures may help sick people today.
item 2 Macmillan Science: Viruses vs. superbugs: a solution to the . superbugs: a solution to the antibiotics crisis? -Macmillan Science: Viruses vs. superbugs: a solution to the antibiotics crisis? £. 5. He has won several awards for his journalistic work, including one for an article about phage therapy in the world-renowned German weekly Die Zeit. Country of Publication.