Tag Archives: bacterial infections

The Dangerous Chemicals in Antibacterial Soap

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, August 27, 2012 - 01:23 AM
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When it hit the market in the mid 1980’s consumers thought it was revolutionary; a soap that could kill bacteria and microbes that cause viruses. Today a great majority of hand and body soaps are labeled as antibacterial. The main… Read More

Influenza: The Universal Vaccine?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:25 AM
Why is flu common in the winter?

With the cold and flu infecting millions of people a year, it’s no surprise that researchers have been investigating influenza resistance in the hopes of developing a universal vaccine against the influenza virus. The problem with current influenza vaccines is… Read More

Understanding the Chicken Scandal

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 12:00 AM
Chicken Scandal

In 1945, British Scientists Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain created the first safe antibiotic – penicillin. Antibiotics are credited for preventing bacterial infections from causing severe immune system damage, more importantly; they are credited for saving the lives of… Read More