With flu season rapidly approaching, recommendations for preventatives are everywhere but many are not backed up by science. Can you guess the top five? (Hint: vaccination is not one of them!)
New research finds curcumin combined with a polyphenol in green tea and other foods and herbs will inhibit multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii - often at the root of hospital-acquried pneumonia infections.
With the CDC's recent warning that deadly, antibiotic resistant 'nightmare bacteria' are taking the lives of at least 23,000 U.S. patients a year, the discovery that regular consumption of coffee and tea consumption slashes the risk of nasal colonization of MRSA is all the more remarkable.