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Staph

Staphylococcus aureus has been a household name for decades. Even before it’s more infamous variation Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), staph was a common concern. Scientists may have stumbled upon a way to prevent staph, and backed that discovery up with research. A common probiotic, Bacillus, forms a defense system against staph, stopping healthy individuals from […]

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2017 was predicted to be the year that antibiotic resistance really took a turn for the worse… and they were mostly right. A strain of E. coli was found in China that carried a gene making it resistant to some of our last line of antibiotics; the antibiotics so strong they carry side-effects almost as […]

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All over the world, nano silver is researched as a possible alternative to antibiotics. One related discovery? Silver nanoparticles are particularly effective against the types of bacteria that form biofilms. Bacteria that are able to form biofilms are harder to kill and fight (like staph). They’re also more likely to develop antibiotic resistance (thus, MRSA, […]

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Fight Off Sore Throats

November 4, 2016

Whether it’s secondary to cold, flu, or allergies, or an infection all on its own, there’s lots you can do to soothe a sore throat. Don’t let it simmer and irritate you, or worse, spread down further into your respiratory tract. At the first tingle, take action. If you have another illness causing congestion and […]

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The good bacteria, or probiotic colonies that your body hosts are critical to your health, and it goes so far beyond digestion. Weight, mood, immune health, and according to a new study, when babies are born are all affected by what type of bacteria you cultivate. While we can do a lot for premature babies […]

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