Category Archives: Superbugs

Natural Selection and Infectious Diseases

Nah, Im not talking about natural selection selecting us hu-mans out, but the process of natural selection that keeps bacterial and viral infections growing stronger and more resistant all the time. While not directly related to MRSA, this article regarding … Continue reading

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Nano-UV Portable Disinfection Light

The newest tool in the fight against bad bugs, viruses and other nasty critters is this Nano-UV Portable Disinfection Light. UV light is a widely used and accepted form of disinfection, but this is very new to have it in … Continue reading

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Tea Tree Oil Linked to Antibiotic Resistance

I hate to hear this, but some folk’s favorite remedy for MRSA/Staph boils – tea tree oil (aka melaleuca oil) – has been proven to cause antibiotic resistance. What this means for you is that if tea tree oil has … Continue reading

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International Meeting on Emerging Disease and Surveillance 2007

The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), The European Commission, and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe have come together to convene the … Continue reading

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Phage Therapy Video from CBS5 in San Fransisco

One of my long time readers, and a phage therapy advocate, sent me the link to this wonderful video about the state of phage therapy, and how it works. Phage therapy was used before the widespread use of antibiotics, and … Continue reading

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