Health

FARM ANTIBIOTIC USE IS RISING WORLD WIDE

The following article was written by Dove Danovich takepart.com As consumers have woken up to the health risks of overusing antibiotics, they’ve been clamoring for meats that slow rather than worsen the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Overuse of antibiotics in the United States and Europe—particularly in animal agriculture—has led to a severe increase in…

Maple Syrup Extract May Help Antibiotics Kill Superbugs

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Scientists from McGill University in Canada have determined that maple syrup extract-derived from pure maple syrup -may be beneficial in fighting bacterial infections.  The maple syrup extract reduced biofilm formation and increased the bacteria’s susceptibility to antibiotics.  There seems to be a mild effect on the bacteria when taken alone but when combined with antibiotics…