Tag Archives: Drugs

A drugstore without drugs? Walgreens opens only Chicago store without a pharmacy

If you’re looking to fill a prescription, the newest Walgreens in the West Loop is not for you. The company opened its only location in the city without a pharmacy last month at 1051 W. Randolph St., on the first floor of the building that houses McDonald’s new corporate headquarters. A sign in front of… Read More »

Non-antibiotic drugs also speed up the spread of antibiotic resistance

New research from The University of Queensland has found non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals can significantly promote the spread of antibiotic resistance via bacterial mating. A study led by Dr Jianhua Guo from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre said while antibiotics were known to promote antibiotic resistance, it wasn’t known if non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals could also increase bacterial conjugation. “Bacterial conjugation is the… Read More »