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A host of entrepreneurs and stakeholders joined the CSIR Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) team for an SMME sharing session on Friday, 21 September. The BIDC hosts quarterly accelerator sessions that provide a networking platform in biomanufacturing, as well as allow sharing of best practice and individual entrepreneurial journeys and success stories.
I’ve suffered from an allergy to dust, sawdust, and fine particles, ever since I graduated from high school. Shortly after I graduated, I moved with my mother into a small cottage. For some reason, shortly after starting to live in that place, I started getting sneezing fits, runny nose, eyes, stuffed up and itchy nose.
Flu is a common disease nowadays, with most people having developed the antibodies to fight against the disease. So the mention of “flu” doesn’t really create any alarm. However, say “bird flu” and there’s likely to be a pandemonium. Bird flu, or avian influenza, is a highly pathogenic virus of 15 types. The virus spreads
Adding probiotics or prebiotics to children’s diets may have some potential in treating viral diarrhea and preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea, but more research is needed to determine how effective these supplements may be, according to a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Overall, the authors of the report suggest that probiotics or prebiotics may offer
Having allergies isn’t simply a matter of sneezing once in a while during the day. If it was then nobody would make too big a deal about them. But the truth is, allergies can greatly affect our quality of life depending on what type of allergy we have and how severe the symptoms. Let’s start
A Candida yeast infection (Candidiasis) is caused by an overload of the type of yeast normally found in low levels in the body and is resident in the intestinal tract, skin, rectum, mouth and vagina. Vaginal yeast infections are common among women and are caused by Candida albicans – tiny organisms that live on the