Bacteria

Ultraviolet Light Can Kill Airborne Flu Viruses

Ultraviolet Light Can Kill Airborne Flu Viruses

Short pulses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light could be utilized as a means of preventing airborne flu viruses from spreading around offices or even public areas. Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center found…


Use Antibiotics Wisely To Reduce Drug-Resistance

Use Antibiotics Wisely To Reduce Drug-Resistance

There’s no question that antibiotics when given appropriately, save lives. But they’re not always used appropriately. Antibiotic overuse doesn’t just lead to drug-resistant superbugs, it may also permanently wipe out the body’s good bacteria. We…





Papayas Linked To Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

Papayas Linked To Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

Grande Produce, the papaya distributor, has announced a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Papaya Maradol distributed during the dates of July 10 and July 19 due to a potential health risk from Salmonella….




Maple Syrup Can Boost The Efficacy Of Antibiotics

Maple Syrup Can Boost The Efficacy Of Antibiotics

New research shows that the phenolic extract from maple syrup can boost antibiotics’ efficacy in fighting off infection. They found that the extract increased the permeability of the bacteria, suggesting that it helps antibiotics gain…