Penicillin: Triumph and tragedy, by Robert Bud

日期:2019-03-02 03:20:01 作者:经丰钡 阅读:

By Jo Whelan THE name “penicillin” is as evocative as any global brand. In his book, Robert Bud shows how this “miracle” tool transformed medicine’s status and even hastened the sexual revolution by removing the fear of venereal disease. He also traces the emergence of antibiotic resistance, including the first case of MRSA in 1961. Surprisingly, current debates about paying for medical advances, the power of drug companies, pharmaceutical versus holistic views of disease,