Ultra Light Beams

A new study has discovered a revolutionary way to inactivate more than 98% of the airborne bacteria in just five minutes. And all we have to do is turn on the lights.  Well, ultraviolet light, that is. According to a recent statement, the new study shows a “hands-off” approach using ultraviolet light, called far-UVC light,…

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Breastfeeding & Bacteria

Scientists have found that sugars in breast milk kill bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. They say that the sugars can help protect against drug-resistant superbugs. The sugars could be used in place of antibiotics to fight against antimicrobial resistance. A group of bacteria known as group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a common cause of…

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Dog Lovers, Beware!

  There’s a toxic algae that is making our furry, four-legged friends very, very sick. In fact, it’s killing them. The culprit is definitively something called “blue-green algae”. But what is it? ‘Blue-green algae’ is the common name for cyanobacteria which are microscopic organisms found naturally in all types of water that grows rapidly in…

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Too Many Pills

Guess what? Antibiotics are being over-prescribed and overused. Why are we not surprised? What is shocking, however, is just how overused they actually are.   A new study recently published in the BMJ estimates that nearly 25% of antibiotics are inappropriately prescribed. That’s a staggering, unacceptable statistic. When antibiotics are overused, they become ineffective. As bacteria…

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The Anti-Stress

Probiotics are at it again! This time it’s in relation to stress. In a recent study, researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder may have found a type of “good” bacterium that could protect the brain against the harmful effects of stress. This could be a big deal because, if confirmed in clinical trials, mood…

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A Tale of Two Brains

Did you know that you have two brains? You know that your actual brain is in your head encased in your skull. But, you may find it surprising that you have another brain housed in—your gut. Well, kind of. It’s long been decided that the brain has a direct effect on the stomach, but the…

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H. Pylori Cured with Honey and Black Seed

H. Pylolri (or helicobacter pylori) has proved to be a resilient, frustrating issue for many people. Modern medicine, in the form of stronger and stronger antibiotics, has been stumped as many patients find their symptoms returning soon after treatment ends. Greenmedinfo.com is reporting on some fantastic results from a new study using honey and black…

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