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Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida
July 30, 2014 – 5:56 am | No Comment
Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida

 
 
 
 
 
 
Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes to cause flesh-eating disease.
Vibrio vulnificus –- a cousin of the bacterium that causes Cholera –- thrives in warm saltwater, according …

Breakthrough ‘Could Stop Bacteria From Becoming Drug Resistant’
June 22, 2014 – 11:10 pm | No Comment
Breakthrough ‘Could Stop Bacteria From Becoming Drug Resistant’

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In April, the World Health Organization released the first global report on drug resistance, in which experts warned “the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries which have been …

Why Using Toilet Seat Liners Is Basically Pointless
June 17, 2014 – 11:00 pm | No Comment
Why Using Toilet Seat Liners Is Basically Pointless

 
 
 
 
 
Are you one of those people who always grabs a paper liner before sitting down on the loo? Surely, you do so to prevent catching a disease from someone else’s, er, splashes that may be left on …

My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment
June 10, 2014 – 3:01 am | No Comment
My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For most of my life, if I’ve thought at all about the bacteria living on my skin, it has been while trying to scrub them away. But recently I spent four weeks rubbing them in. …

Promising Discovery In The Fight Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
May 24, 2014 – 2:45 am | No Comment
Promising Discovery In The Fight Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

 
 
 
 
 
UBC’s Bob Hancock and his team of researchers have discovered a peptide that could help destroy biofilms, which are responsible for two-thirds of human infections. Photo: Martin Dee
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have …

ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT GENES IN COW MANURE MAY ADD TO THE THREAT OF UNTREATABLE DISEASE
May 22, 2014 – 1:49 am | No Comment
ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT GENES IN COW MANURE MAY ADD TO THE THREAT OF UNTREATABLE DISEASE

 
 
 
 
 
Your immune defenses are key in protecting you from all disease, including cancer, toxic poisons, infections, inflammation, and even the ravages of aging. What many fail to realize is that your immune system actually begins …

5 Dangerous Substances Big Ag Pumps Into Your Meat
April 29, 2014 – 11:08 pm | No Comment
5 Dangerous Substances Big Ag Pumps Into Your Meat

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It is no secret that in the war against meat pathogens in commercial U.S. meat production, the pathogens are winning. The logical result of the tons of antibiotics Big Meat gives livestock (not because they …

Gross: Just how dirty is our money?
April 24, 2014 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Gross: Just how dirty is our money?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
When you think about it, you can imagine the germs we pass along to each other on our dollar bills. But new research sheds information about that very thing that might gross you out.
In the …

Everything You Know About Your Personal Hygiene Is Wrong
November 16, 2013 – 6:16 pm | No Comment
Everything You Know About Your Personal Hygiene Is Wrong

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Heads up, you’re probably covered in bacteria and fecal matter right now.
Pretty much all aspects of your daily routine tend to be disgusting and your hygiene habits are way worse than you think. Although this …

Agricultural Antibiotics May Be The Cause Of Super-Bugs
November 22, 2007 – 4:51 pm | No Comment
Agricultural Antibiotics May Be The Cause Of Super-Bugs

by: Celina Cook
(NewsTarget) Have you been to the grocery store recently and chosen that chicken cut that is not treated with antibiotics? Or did you choose one that was treated with antibiotic, thinking all bacteria …