Archive for the 'Antibiotics' Category

Feb 23 2020

Researchers once again seek answers from the soil.

Researchers once again seek answers from the soil. A new group of antibiotics, found in the soil, proves promising against drug resistant infections. 1* As we have covered many times before, the race to find new antibiotics that can fight bacteria is one that scientists and researchers are desperately trying to win. The overuse of […]

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Dec 29 2019

Good News for the New Decade

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Good News for the New Decade New discovery targets antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ using molecular drills.1*  Well, it is finally here. At the end of the year. And more than that, the end of the decade! Goodbye to the 20teens and on to the 2020s. The last decade has brought us a lot of technological advances, research […]

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Apr 21 2019

Super Bugs Resist Treatments

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Fungi resistant to treatment cause new concern in the fight against super bugs.1* Nearly 600 cases have been discovered in the US and officials worry this number is going to rise. 1* Antibiotic resistant bacteria remain a growing concern for health care providers worldwide. And now a new bacteria– a fungus– has been making headlines […]

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Dec 30 2018

The Race to find Treatments for Superbugs

In the race to find treatments for Superbugs, researchers look to folk medicine and the Boho Highlands in Northern Ireland.(1,2)* “Scientists, historians and archaeologists can all have something to contribute to this task. It seems that part of the answer to this very modern problem might lie in the wisdom of the past.” –Professor Paul […]

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Mar 25 2018

Age old theory of finishing antibiotics is questioned in new report

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Age old theory of finishing antibiotics is questioned in new reports. In a quest to mitigate antibiotic resistant superbugs, researchers explore a road less traveled. As long as I can remember, when prescribed antibiotics, the directions have been to finish the prescription, even though your symptoms of illness have passed.  With the worldwide concern of […]

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Jun 11 2017

The Many Uses of Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil 101 You’ve researched it, purchased it, and brought it home…now what? Welcome back to the wonderful world of coconut oil! We have been exploring this delicious and healthy oil over the last few weeks. So far, we have explored the benefits of coconut oil, the different types on the market, and how it […]

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Apr 23 2017

Antibiotics from dragon’s blood?

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Antibiotics from dragon’s blood? A study involving komodo dragons may have resulted in the finding of a new antibiotic. It sounds crazy I know, like something from a mythical tale. But sometimes we just don’t know where this magical world will take us. Enter the dragon. The Komodo dragon to be exact. Scientists from George […]

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Nov 13 2016

Just How Dangerous is Resistance to Antibiotics

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One of the world’s most serious health threats is an increased resistance to antibiotics. More than 700,000 people die each year as a result of drug resistant infections. The threat of antibiotic resistant superbugs is such a concern that in September of this year, all 193 UN member states met to discuss this mounting threat.  […]

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Oct 02 2016

Animals Consume 80 Percent of all Antibiotics in USA

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A few beefs with the meat industry. What goes into the meat you eat may not be what we think. * Last week we talked about how back in the 1960’s, a group of Harvard Scientists were paid by the sugar industry to present research regarding sugar in a favorable light. The news was reported […]

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Aug 21 2016

Healthy Steps to Ready your Kids for School

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Are you getting your kids ready for back to school? Take steps to ensure a smooth and healthy transition from the slow days of summer to the busy days of school. It is always hard to say goodbye to summer. Long, lazy, warm summer days are such a gift and a wonderful time to slow […]

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