Overuse of antibiotics is contributing to the increased prevalence of drug-resistant superbugs. But what if medical professionals didn’t have to rely on antibiotics to treat virulent bacterial infections?
Light therapy may be the answer.
Current research in the area of photomedicine is poised to have a huge impact on how doctors respond to serious drug-resistant staph [...]
School officials at the Morse Pond School in Falmouth, Massachusetts first learned one of their students was infected with an antibiotic-resistant staph infection in mid-September, but did not notify students or members of the Falmouth community. Falmouth Superintendent Dennis Richards told the Cape Cod Times he did not disclose the potentially lethal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus [...]