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Alarming rise in antibiotic resistance in Europe

Scientists say they are alarmed at the high levels of antibiotic resistance found in Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria in samples isolated from people, animals and meat.

24 February, 2017

Natural Canadian clay kills resistant bacteria

A unique glacial clay from British Columbia has been shown to kill the antibiotic resistant bacteria that can cause devastating skin infections.

26 February, 2016
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Farm animal link to resistant bacteria in hospitals

Some methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bugs in UK hospitals can be traced back to a type of bacteria found in farm animals

5 November, 2014
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Agricultural fungicides create drug-resistant species for humans

The fungicides routinely sprayed on a wide variety of crops in the UK are creating resistant fungal strains which are a threat to human health

16 July, 2014

Why are additives linked to hyperactivity still in children’s medicines?

A new report shows that too many children’s medicines still contain additives withdrawn from food and drink because of links to hyperactivity and ADHD

22 October, 2013
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Liquorice gargle helps reduce postoperative throat pain

This inexpensive and widely available remedy, used in many traditional herbal practices, brings benefits to hospital patients

10 October, 2013
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Doctors fail to disclose conflicts of interest online

When doctors post a tweet or a blog – shouldn’t they be obliged to say if a drug company if paying them to do it?

13 November, 2012
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Honey’s a sweet way to ease night-time cough in kids

There is a wealth of evidence to show that honey is a great way to ease sore throats and coughs – and no nasty side effects!

16 August, 2012
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Frankincense – nature’s anti-inflammatory

Frankincense resin contains powerful anti-inflammatory substances that could be lost to medicine if the plant becomes endangered

11 July, 2012
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Garlic compound beats antibiotics in fighting foodbourne illness

New research shows that a substances found in garlic is 100 times more effective than conventional antibiotics against food poisoning

3 May, 2012