MRSA

We aren’t winning the battle, but we have to win the war

Superbugs and antibiotic resistance are hot topics at the minute in the world of medicine and science. A recent UN summit in September focussed on antimicrobial resistance, only the fourth time in history that a health topic has been discussed at the UN General Assembly. The war has been raging for a long time. Since penicillin was … Continue reading We aren’t winning the battle, but we have to win the war

Selectively killing cancer with radiotherapy

Traditional chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments are extremely harsh on the body. In essence, you're flooding your body with poisonous chemicals in an effort to kill a selected few cells. The side effects of this are huge, and what people commonly think of when they hear the word 'cancer'. Hair loss, sickness and susceptibility to infections. … Continue reading Selectively killing cancer with radiotherapy