Tag: Immune

How Your Immune System Works

How Your Immune System Works

KidsHealth presents How the Body Works, with Chloe and the Nurb. What a wonderful day in Bodylandia, ain’t it, Chloe? It’s a zombie. Chloe, run for your life. It’s me, Nurb. I think I’m sick. Sick? Well, why didn’t you say so? That’s way easier to cure than being a

How antibiotics work

How antibiotics work

How do antibiotics work? Pathogenic bacteria in the body cause infections, which can be treated by antibiotics Bacteriostatic antibiotics slow the growth of bacteria by interfering with the processes the bacteria need to multiply These processes include: DNA replication Metabolism e.g. enzyme activity Protein production Bactericidal antibiotics kill the bacteria,