Silver has been a friend to mankind for hundreds of years. Silver has been used as coinage since the time of the ancient Greeks, and prized for its ability to retain value. Silver does not corrode, making it ideal to be been utilized in a variety of industrial applications, including imaging and photography, electronics, water purification, chemical processing, and various catalytic uses. But undoubtedly, silver’s greatest gift to mankind is its amazing health benefits that can be found in no other substance. (more…)
The age of antibiotics is over. It’s history. There are no more patented chemical antibiotics in the pipeline. The drug companies have all but abandoned antibiotics research, leaving humanity to suffer the fate of a wave of drug-resistant bacteria — superbugs — that the drug companies actually helped create.
The industry is down to one last-ditch chemical: colistin, a toxic bug-killing chemical discovered in 1949. It kills superbugs, but it also causes kidney damage. So if you’re infected with a superbug in a hospital, you can choose to either die from an infection, or die from the cure.
…There’s a lot of that going on in medicine these days, it seems…
Nearly all antibiotics are now obsolete (more…)
Imagine fighting for your life after a cancer scare… only to find out you didn’t even have cancer in the first place.
Well, imagine no more: If you’re a man getting a prostate biopsy, you’re putting your life on the line — because a new study finds the biopsy itself can double your risk of a life-threatening infection in the month after the procedure.
Researchers compared data on 17,472 older men who had prostate biopsies to that of 134,977 who did not, and found that 6.9 percent of the men who underwent the procedure were hospitalized in the 30 days afterward — versus just 2.9 percent of the un-biopsied. (more…)
A shocking new study has found that mad cow disease can be transmitted through the air. (more…)