Scientists are looking into the properties of Komodo dragon blood which they believe has antimicrobial properties that can help in wound healing.
After contracting Necrotising fasciitis surgeons had no choice but to remove Lesley Kane's breast, torso and part of her back in order to save her life. She now needs skin grafts and various treatments to help reconstruct the tissues of her body.
All three persons that were affected lived within one block radius in the Concourse area. Representatives handed out notices to tenants warning them about the illness on Tuesday in the lobby of 750 Grand Concourse.
There is a lot of evidence that there is changing climate and an expanding pathogen population. The new strain has been reported to have caused 80 percent of illnesses. Public officials are hoping to reduce the risk of food poisoning.
A new study suggests that carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, a multi-drug resistant bacteria, are more widespread than previously thought.
These 4 items in the kitchen are frequently used to prepare food but are also the places where bacteria is found. Find out how to properly clean these things to prevent it from causing serious health threats to the household.
A new wearable sensor can help track one's health and may detect the presence of Lyme disease, a bacterial infection that could affect the joints, heart and nervous system.
A superbug infection killed an elderly woman in Nevada. Her infection is resistant to all 26 antibiotics available in the United States.
A team of scientists found a possible connection between infection and autoimmune diseases.
Scientists explain how bacteria resist colistin, the last line antibiotic of choice for life-threatening infections that are resistant to treatments.
How do bacteria see the world? Not too differently from humans, discover scientists.
Antiperspirants and deodorant can change the community of bacteria in the armpits, a new study found.
Exposing C-section babies to their mother's bacteria could lead to healthy microbiome development, study says.
E-cigarettes have a negative effect on humans and mice.
A UK-based study proves that a component of breast milk protein is powerful enough to destroy drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.