Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Promising Health News

Monday, November 14, 2016 14:48
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Some potential good news for fans of the Much Vaunted National Health System©: they may be able to move on from using maggots to treat MRSA.

How’s that, you ask?

Well:

A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics.”

The greatest challenge in treating these “superbugs” is that we keep throwing stronger and stringer anti-biotics at them (with who knows what effects on ourselves) and pretty soon they become inured to them (think Borg). Now, Ms Lam (a 25 year old Australian PhD student) has developed what seems to be a microscopic shuriken that literally rips the bugs to shreds.

It’s still early days, so we likely won’t be seeing this in use on humans soon, but very cool.

Kudos, Ms Lam!

[Hat Tip: Ace of Spades]

Original content copyright © InsureBlog

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.