Ethnobotanical medicine is effective against the bacterium causing Lyme disease

Lyme disease, also called borreliosis, is the most common vector-borne disease in the Northern hemisphere. It is caused by the spirochete (corkscrew-shaped) bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and close relatives and mainly spread through the bite of infected ticks. Currently, more than 300,000 new cases are reported in the USA each year, compared to 65,000 in Europe, […]

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Domino’s shares hit new high on first U.S. same-store sales beat in a year

Domino’s Pizza Inc’s (DPZ.N) shares soared 25% to a record high after the pizza chain comfortably beat quarterly U.S. same-store sales and profit estimates on Thursday, benefiting from its focus on faster delivery and new promotions The company has been opening stores, adding new menu items and offering faster delivery to fight competition from rival […]

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P&G expects coronavirus outbreak to hit current-quarter revenue, profit

Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) said on Thursday its current-quarter revenue and profit would take a hit from supply chain disruptions and weak demand due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, the consumer goods company’s second-biggest market. The epidemic, which originated in China’s Hubei province and has claimed more than 2,000 lives, has raised concerns […]

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