3 search results for "mrsa"

A MRSA Cure From a Medieval Recipe

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have reproduced a 1000 year old potion that is apparently very effective against antibiotic resistant staph infections.MRSA-cure-1

The staph bacteria invades the immune system cells and uses them as a breeding ground. This cellular terrorism makes it very hard to get rid of such infections. For several decades, antibiotics would overcome this bug, but as inevitably happens, the bacteria mutated around it, and we are now faced with SuperBugs, serious antibiotic resistant pathogens.

We Need New Antibiotics

There haven’t been any significant new antibiotics in 30 years. One reason is that fluoroquinolones (Cipro, Floxin) have been linked to serious nerve and mitochondrial damage. Another, and possibly more fundamental reason is that there in no money in it.

Your Biome – Your Personal Bacteria Collection

Your Body is Host to Around 100 Trillion Bacteria and they outnumber you 10 to 1. There Are Some Other, More Complex Creatures As Well.  They Perform a Number Of Critical Functions, and Identify You as Precisely as a Fingerprint.biome-mostly-bacteria

The bad guys grab all the headlines. The killer bacteria are out there and not to be trifled with. There is the present threat of MRSA, along with past threats from now vanquished killers like small pox, bubonic plague, and cholera.