Tag: antibiotics

Bed Bugs Coming Back To Bite Us

Bed Bugs Coming Back To Bite Us

[ 0 ] 2011-12-08 | |

Bed-bugs have been a nuisance to humankind since we first lived in semi-permanent dwellings. However, the use of insecticides in the first half of the last century meant that most of us were not exposed to these pest. Unfortunately, the have becomes resistant and are coming back accompanied by disease.

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Improving Immune System Health With The Calming Influence Of Gut Bacteria

Improving Immune System Health With The Calming Influence Of Gut Bacteria

[ 0 ] 2011-02-03 | |

While the thought of bacteria has our cleanliness-focused society reaching for the disinfectant wipes, not all bacteria are bad bugs. Of course the bacteria in yogurt are well known, but research is finding health benefits from exposure to numerous bacteria.

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Overcoming the A, B, and C’s of Meningitis

Overcoming the A, B, and C’s of Meningitis

[ 0 ] 2011-01-06 | |

As a life-threatening condition that can evoke fear, Meningitis is becoming less of a threat because of advances by medical science. In fact, the dangers posed by Bacterial Meningitis to public health are being reduced one vaccine at a time.

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Rethinking The Strategies For Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

Rethinking The Strategies For Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

[ 0 ] 2010-06-20 | |

For more than 80 years, since the development of the first antibiotic, humans and bacteria have been in a form of arms race with ever more advanced antibiotics fighting ever more resistant bacteria. Now, the strategies in the battle are changing.

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Sweet to Eat and to Treat: Healing Wounds With Sugar And Honey

Sweet to Eat and to Treat: Healing Wounds With Sugar And Honey

[ 0 ] 2009-09-06 | |

Though the western world had forgotten the value of sugar and honey in treating wounds to prevent infection, many countries had not received the benefits of modern medicine and because of this, have continued to use these familiar ingredients to the present day.

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