March 2017

W.H.O. Releases First-Ever List of Bacteria Posing a Major Threat to Human Health

WHO releases list of bacteria posing the greatest threat to humans

The World Health Organization (WHO) - the United Nations public health arm - "published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant 'priority pathogens' - a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that post the greatest threat to human health," according to a press release.

Copper - A Superbug Killing Metal

Copper - A Superbug Killing Metal

Twentieth-century medical implants are commonly made from different metalic alloys including iron, cobalt, chromium, titanium, and tantalum. However there's one antimicrobial metal that, until this point, hadn't been wildly considered by medical professionals - copper. 

Exercise Provides Greater Benefits Than Just Weight Loss

Exercise Provides Greater Benefits Than Just Weightloss

It's no secret that exercise has a number of health benefits, but a recently study has shown that these go beyond just weight loss and muscle building. "(L)ong before you starts looking the way you want, there are other hidden, more immediate molecular and immunological changes taking place inside your cells,"