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Penicillin (sometimes abbreviated PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics derived from ''Penicillium'' fungi. Penicillin antibiotics are historically significant because they are the first drugs that were effective against many previously serious diseases such as syphilis and Staphylococcus infections.
Link between nicotine and atherosclerosis

Link between nicotine and atherosclerosis

Community superbug a growing menace

Community superbug a growing menace

New method to create natural drug products

New method to create natural drug products

FDA takes action against Iowa Dairy

FDA takes action against Iowa Dairy

Syphilis cases spike in New York City

Syphilis cases spike in New York City

Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated

Threat of MRSA superbug under-estimated

Resistant gut bacteria will not go away by themselves

Resistant gut bacteria will not go away by themselves

Superbugs out and about in the community

Superbugs out and about in the community

Antibiotics are highly effective for treating Lyme disease

Antibiotics are highly effective for treating Lyme disease

Statins lower risk of sepsis in patients on kidney dialysis

Statins lower risk of sepsis in patients on kidney dialysis

New oral blood thinner

New oral blood thinner

Second-generation dendrimer disintegrates upon command

Second-generation dendrimer disintegrates upon command

Yaws disease re-emerging

Yaws disease re-emerging

Blue-green algae may lead to exciting class of anti-cancer drugs

Blue-green algae may lead to exciting class of anti-cancer drugs

New therapy proven to be effective in the treatment of MRS

New therapy proven to be effective in the treatment of MRS

FDA grants Cerexa fast track designation

FDA grants Cerexa fast track designation

Dramatic increase in antibiotic-resistant staph infections

Dramatic increase in antibiotic-resistant staph infections

Proof that proteins can be custom-designed

Proof that proteins can be custom-designed

New method to find new metabolites

New method to find new metabolites

Bacteria in soil may show how superbugs develop resistance

Bacteria in soil may show how superbugs develop resistance