MRSA Treatment: Manuka Honey?

Researchers from the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff have discovered that a special kind of honey called Manuka honey can control the deadly bacterial infection known as Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus or MRSA.

The researchers revealed that they treated MRSA cells with Manuka honey and found out that the number of their cell protein decreased. Fabl, a main protein of MRSA that has a big role in fatty acid biosynthesis, appear to have been totally destroyed after the honey treatment, they said.

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Anti-MRSA Drug to Fight Superbugs: Britain’s XF-73

British scientists have developed a new anti-bacterial drug, currently code-named XF-73, which could kill deadly superbugs in five minutes. The short period that the drug acts on the bugs is very crucial because it prevents the bacteria from developing resistance.

Destiny Pharma, the Sussex pharmaceutical company which introduced XF-73, reveals that the drug can be used to prevent the spread of the deadly bacterial MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus).

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