Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers How to Make Antibiotics at Home | Collapse Medicine | Doom and Bloom (TM) | Doom and Bloom (TM)

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers How to Make Antibiotics at Home | Collapse Medicine | Doom and Bloom (TM) | Doom and Bloom (TM)

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Making Penicillin at Home Hey Prepper Nation,  Accumulating medications may be simple when it comes to finding aspirin and other non-prescription drugs but prescription drugs will be hard to get for those who can’t write their own prescriptions or don’t have a relationship with an understanding physician who can.  Antibiotics are a case in point.…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Case for Expensive Antibiotics

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Case for Expensive Antibiotics

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Douglas Sacha/Getty ImagesDouglas Sacha/Getty ImagesA handful of years ago, a small pharmaceutical company quietly acquired the rights to an old but commonly used antibiotic. Few noticed until last week, when the new owner did something that’s recently become common in the world of pharmaceuticals: It abruptly raised the price. A lot.The manufacturer is called Nostrum…