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1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA

Article Source BBC.

A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said.

Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow’s stomach. 346 more words

Pathology

Combating Antibiotic Resistance: Are We On Our Way?

By: Ashley Parker, Ph.D

Antibiotics have been used to treat bacterial infections for more than 70 years. Bacteria and fungi naturally produce these antimicrobial compounds to kill other microbes in their environment. 1,070 more words

Essays

Day 22 of 30 Chronic Illness Challenge 

22) How do you feel you have been treated by the medical system? Explain.

I have experienced excellent care, highly compassionate and very good doctors. I have also experienced the opposite and everything in between. 124 more words

Day 21 of 30 Chronic Illness Challenge 

21) What network or website have you used for support or information about your illness?

Fibromyalgia ~ When I was diagnosed in 99′ I scoured the net for info and read everything I could find. 77 more words

Fucking Failure

I closed the door of my van, put my hands over my face as I sat in the drivers seat and wept. You see being told that your disability benefits are being reinstated is not always a joyous relief. 433 more words

THE HUMANE AND OBVIOUS REASONS

Every now and then I receieve emails regarding causes, petitions and protests regarding some form or other.

Every now and then I am surprised by the very organisations because they are so strict about being politically correct that it has gone way overr the top and those they do not want to upset lately can show their true colours and even at any ages. 561 more words