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Amoeba

Colloidal silver (pure water and nano silver particles) is effective against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other pathogens like amoebas. A new study (funded by Malaysia) has shown that it may be useful in the fight against brain eating amoebas.

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Keeping Water Out

June 24, 2016

When the first case of brain-eating-amoebas hit, scientists rushed to dismiss it as a once in a century fluke. A few years on, there are at least a couple of cases every summer, all over the country. This isn’t just one lake that stumbled upon the perfect conditions one year, this is an all-over problem […]

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Prevent Eye Infections

November 19, 2014

Here’s a problem that’s almost completely preventable, and far more common than it should be: eye infections. Almost all of which are caused by improperly wearing contacts! Yeah, you can get away with pushing the recommendations for contact wearing a little bit—sleeping in them occasionally, waiting a little longer to change to new ones, but […]

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When the brain eating amoeba, Naegleria Fowleri, killed a Florida teen two summers ago, scientists rushed to keep the public from panicking. It’s rare, they said. It happens maybe once or twice a century, and only if conditions are just right. Blame global warming, or pollution (including the medicines & pathogens regularly thrown into our […]

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Recent years have been prime weather for Naegleria fowleri, the brain eating amoeba that became famous when it killed a Florida teen, and then several others, including neti pot users. Tests of the homes of the neti pot users (both in Louisiana) found evidence that the Naegleria fowleri came from their tap water (it was […]

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