Learn how to wash your hands properly, per doctors

Hopefully, washing your hands serves as a mechanical and frequent a part of your daily routine. Yet, it never ceases to amaze Dr. Robert Segal, MD, founder of Medical Offices of Manhattan, the actual number full-grown adults accomplish a less-than dream at hand-washing. “As a medical doctor, I have to be careful about keeping myContinue reading “Learn how to wash your hands properly, per doctors”

Did you know that research shows burning sage kills 94% of airborne bacteria?

The burning of sage is a spiritual ritual — but new research shows it could have more benefits than you might believe.

Experts say anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria

Individuals who encounter anxiety symptoms may be helped by firmly taking actions to regulate the microorganisms within their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests an assessment of studies published today into the journal General Psychiatry. Anxiety symptoms are typical in individuals with mental diseases and a variety of physical disorders, especially inContinue reading “Experts say anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria”

Did you know that dangerous pathogens use sophisticated machinery to infect hosts?

Gastric cancer, Q fever, Legionnaires’ disease, whooping cough—through the infectious bacteria that can cause these dangerous diseases are each different, each of them utilize the same molecular machinery to infect human cells. Bacteria make use of this machinery, called a Type IV secretion system (T4SS), to inject toxic molecules into cells and also to spreadContinue reading “Did you know that dangerous pathogens use sophisticated machinery to infect hosts?”