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The-Grimy-Truth-About-Your-Toothbrush

Is your toothbrush a happy home for bacteria?

Is your toothbrush hiding a germy secret? US researchers have found that if you use a power toothbrush the type of head it has can make the...

bacteria-humans

Hotel Rooms Aren’t Yucky – You Colonize Them With Your Own Personal Bacteria Within Hours

When you move from one house to another, you take all your bacteria with you. In fact, your family’s microbiome (or your eco-system...

bacteria-cancer

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

In a groundbreaking study, researchers say injecting bacteria into a tumor helped shrink it Bacteria are generally considered more foe than...

You Should Probably Stop Using A Loofah In The Shower. Sorry.

                  If you use a loofah to get clean, it may be time to rethink your shower...

Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida

            Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts...

Breakthrough ‘Could Stop Bacteria From Becoming Drug Resistant’

                  In April, the World Health Organization released the first global report on...

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...

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...

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...

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,...