A recent study revealed that the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium are able to form biofilms in human infected skin tissues which protects the bacterium from antibiotic treatments. Study lead author and Professor and Department Chair at the Department of Biology and Environmental Science at the University of New Haven, Dr. Eva Sapi joined me Sunday to discuss the research.
This included how they made the discovery and the future implications of the research findings.
See more at the University of New Haven Lyme Research Group
During the second half, a couple of childhood health issues were the topics as Pediatrician, Award Winning Author and Parenting Blogger, Dr Kathleen Lovlie joined me to talk about lead poisoning and ways to prevent childhood cancers.
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