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Honey disappoints in dialysis infection test

Honey disappoints in dialysis infection test

Oct 10, – Over the last decade, honey has gained a reputation as a cheap, safe and effective way of preventing wound infection by bacteria and fungi, even combating germs that are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Honey, touted as an effective germ-killer, offered no advantages over antibiotics in preventing wound infection in patients receiving peritoneal […]

October 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bacterial ‘Autopsy’ Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Bacterial ‘Autopsy’ Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Sep 22, –  Scientists say they’ve found a quicker way to analyze chemicals with bacteria-killing abilities in an advance they hope will speed the development of new antibiotics. With bacterial infections becoming increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics, new drug development is crucial, according to Dr. Stuart Levy, president of the Alliance for the Prudent Use […]

September 22, 2013 | By | Reply More