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Bees ‘Self-Medicate’ When Infected With Some Pathogens

Science Daily Research from North Carolina State University shows that honey bees “self-medicate” when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, bringing in increased amounts of antifungal plant resins to ward off the pathogen. “The colony is willing to … Continue reading

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Washing Your Mouth With A Silver Solution Treats Fungus, Viruses and Yeast

Prevent Disease Yeasts which cause hard-to-treat mouth infections are killed using silver solutions in the laboratory, scientists have found. These yeast infections, caused by Candida albicans and Candida glabrata target the young, old and immuno-compromised. Professor Mariana Henriques, University of … Continue reading

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If You Take Oral Vitamin D You MUST Avoid Making This Serious Mistake

Dr. Mercola Mercola Did you know there are two types of vitamin D, and they are NOT interchangeable? In fact, taking the wrong one could do you more harm than good… Drisdol is a synthetic form of vitamin D2—made by … Continue reading

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Jungle fungus eats plastic, beats cancer

Rady Ananda Activist Post Researchers have found the first endophytic fungus that eats plastic, and can use it as its sole food source even in an oxygen-free environment. [1] Pestalotiopsis microspora presents a massive bioremediation opportunity for landfills, where buried … Continue reading

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Why Is Pesticide Used As An Ingredient In Infant Formula?

Source: AP Why is cupric sulfate — a known herbicide, fungicide and pesticide — being used in infant formula? And why is it displayed proudly on product labels as a presumably nutritious ingredient? Used to kill fungus, aquatic  plants and … Continue reading

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