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cigarette smoke
2015-04-03 16:00:42

The overuse of antibiotics has led to the rise of superbugs like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and a new study has found that MRSA, like all things evil, is actually strengthened by cigarette smoke.

E-cigarettes Could Boost Resistance Of Drug-resistant Bacteria
2014-05-19 03:28:28

Despite being touted by their manufacturers as a healthy alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes appear in a laboratory study to increase the virulence of drug- resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill these bacteria


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.