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Blowing Out Birthday Candles Increases Bacteria On Cake — By A...

Those colorful candles burning brightly atop a birthday cake may look lovely, but apparently blowing them out has some pretty disgusting side effects, researchers...

Should You Microwave Your Underwear? A Look at the Best Ways...

Washing your clothes may not be as harmless as you might imagine. Detergents deposit toxic chemicals in your washing machine, on your clothes and into the...

Girl Dies of E. Coli Infection Days After Visiting Petting Zoo

 Not long after 5-year-old Kade Maresh and his 3-year-old sister, Kallan, visited a petting zoo in Minnesota in early July, they began vomiting and...

Are Microwaves Mutating Enablers For Bacteria And Other Super Bugs?

Professor Olle Johansson, Associate Professor at the Karolinska Institute, Department of Neuroscience and head of The Experimental Dermatology Unit, in Stockholm, Sweden, recently advised...

Man Dies After Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infects New Tattoo

A 31-year-old man from Texas died after contracting flesh-eating bacteria through a new leg tattoo while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. According to a...

Cold or Hot: Does Water Temperature Matter For Handwashing?

Washing your hands is one of the most important steps you can take to preventing infections and reducing the spread of germs. It has been...

Bacteria Belongs in our Lives: Stop Sanitizing Everything!

  When Joseph Lister first used antiseptic techniques in 1867 (and saved thousands of lives) modern hygiene practices were born. Since then, medicine has worked...

The Breast Microbiome: New Discoveries Show Differences in Woman with Breast...

Among the most popular topics in biology in recent years is the human microbiome, the trillions of bacteria and other tiny organisms inside and outside our bodies that outnumber our own...

Fight Candida With These Powerful Foods

Did you know that candida is a genus of yeast that we all have, living in our guts. Candida is what is known as...

Scientists Have Finally Discovered The Function Of The Human Appendix

For many years know, people thought that the appendix has no purpose, but now, according to some researchers this organ has a function and...

Your Gut Has More Control of Your Brain Than You Think

Most of your body is, well, not human. Single-cell bacteria living in and on your body - mouth, nose, skin, but especially gut -...

Collective Memory Discovered In Bacteria

  Experimental set-up with the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus in microfluidic chips: each chip comprises eight channels, with a bacterial population growing in each channel. The...

Scientists Discover That Bacteria Have a Collective Memory

Collective motion can be observed in biological systems over a wide range of length scales, from large animals to bacteria because collective systems always...

Chronic Alcohol Consumption May Help Harmful Bacteria Colonize The Liver

A new study has provided a fascinating new insight into how excessive drinking harms the liver, by suggesting that alcohol reduces the body’s ability to regulate...

Mysterious Honey Discovered That Kills All Bacteria Scientists Throw At It

The health benefits of raw, unprocessed honey are well known, but in Australia, scientists recently made a startling discovery – that one particular, obscure...

5 Easy Soaks To Rebalance Good Bacteria And Banish Stinky Feet...

Stinky feet are undoubtedly an embarrassing phenomenon, which can put you into some quite unpleasant situations. However, unlike the popular belief that the smell...

Your Mattress Is An Ideal Ground For Millions Of Bacteria (VIDEO)

The mattresses are ideally perfect place for mites, but many do not know how these parasites look under a microscope. The laboratory at the University...

Superbug Resistant to ALL Antibiotics Found in China

Including “last resort” drugs The day that doctors, scientists and health experts have long feared and continually warned about may have arrived, as a mutation...

Your K-Cups Are Loaded With Mold, Bacteria, and Toxic Aluminum (and...

What busy person doesn’t love the idea of having a personal cup of coffee instantly with the push of a button. Many people are...

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think. Eighteen vials were rocking back and forth on a...

New Paint Kills Bacteria, but it Could be Hazardous to Human...

Are we starting to be over-protective?   A new paint manufactured by Sherwin-Williams may help stop the spread of “superbugs” in hospitals and other places that...

A Russian scientists injected himself with a 3.5 million year old...

Controversial ‘Mad Scientists’ Anatoli Brouchkov has injected himself with a 3.5 million year old bacteria said to be the key to ‘eternal life’. Broushkov...

Russian Scientist Injects Himself With 3.5 Million Year Old Bacteria For...

A Russian scientist claims to have found the fountain of youth by injecting himself with 3.5 million year old bacteria found in the Siberian...

The Bacteria-Fighting Super Element That’s Making A Comeback In Hospitals: Copper

Ancient Egyptians used copper to sterilize chest wounds and drinking water. Greeks, Romans and Aztecs relied on copper compounds to treat burns, headaches and...

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

Eighteen vials were rocking back and forth on a squeaky mechanical device the shape of a butcher scale, and Mark Lyte was beside himself...

A Bacteria That Hasn’t Had To Evolve In More Than Two...

Scientists from UCLA have discovered a deep-sea microorganism that's the same today as it was two billion years ago. It's an observation that actually...

Is Your Deodorant Drugging You Through The Armpits Daily With This...

By Lance Johnson NaturalNews As the temperature rises in the body, thousands of sweat glands begin to bead up, preparing to cool the body down....

Here’s What Happens When You Eat Garlic On An Empty Stomach

We all know garlic's signature odor and taste. There are garlic lovers and garlic haters. But did you know that garlic is one of...

Is Your Dishwasher A Cesspool Of Bacteria? Clean It With These...

Yikes! It turns out your dishwasher can be a real cesspool of dangerous bacteria and fungi. It’s important to give your dishwasher a good...

GM Food Causes Deadly Bacteria To Grow In Your Gut

Deadly bacteria grow in your gut when you eat GMO food, according to a new study. A new study titled, "The Influence of Glyphosate on...

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...

Hotel Rooms Aren’t Yucky – You Colonize Them With Your Own...

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 of...

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 friend, but that may...

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 routine. That spongy, handheld scrubber meant to exfoliate and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT GENES IN COW MANURE MAY ADD TO THE THREAT OF...

          Your immune defenses are key in protecting you from all disease, including cancer, toxic poisons, infections, inflammation, and even the ravages of aging. What...

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...

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...

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...

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...