Tobacco Smoke Makes “Superbug” More Super

Tobacco Smoke Makes “Superbug” More Super

If you’re a smoker, quit now! No? Need some more incentive? Because smelling bad, premature aging, and of course cancer aren’t enough, a new study at the University of California, San Diego, has shown that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), when exposed to tobacco smoke, became even more of a super bug. MRSA is a a bacterium […]

The Word on Potions-MRSA Be Gone!!

The Word on Potions-MRSA Be Gone!!

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has fallen victim to a “potion” taken from an Old English Text believed to be one of the first true medical books! Harry Potter this is not, however the concoction worked! A team of researchers and microbiologists, from the UK and US tested the recipe in cells and in mice and […]