Different Types of Blood Group Sytems, Antigens & Antibodies

Types of Blood Group Sytems, Antigens & Antibodies

Blood grouping or blood typing is the grouping of blood based on the presence or absence of antigens on the surface of the red blood cells. These antigens may be proteins, carbohydrates, glycoproteins, or glycolipids. International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) recognizes 43 blood group system, with over 349 antigens. 48 genes genetically determine these … Read more

Overview of Antibiotics, Classification, Mechanism of Action

antibiotics classes

Antibiotics are antimicrobial substances or medicines used to stop bacterial infections, either by killing the bacteria or by inhibiting or slowing down the growth of the bacteria. They are substances produced by a microorganism (wholly or partly by chemical synthesis). We also known them as antibacterial agents, because they act specifically against bacteria. We should … Read more

Drug Interactions: 6 Drugs you should avoid taking with milk

Drug interactions

Drug interactions with milk have been a long issue with some antibiotics medication. Milk is a very rich source of nutrient for body development and bone building. It has a lot of essential nutrients. It is filled with lots of proteins, minerals like zinc, calcium, potassium, vitamins like vitamin D, vitamin B12. Low-fat and fat-free … Read more