How to wash your hands properly

Wet hands, apply soap and rub palms together until soap is bubbly Rub each palm over the back of the other hand Rub between your fingers on each hand Rub backs of fingers (interlocked) Rub around each of your thumbs Rub both palms with finger tips then rinse Dry your hands well Source: Global Hygiene Council Related Handwashing Germs are Us Source Hygiene Continue reading How to wash your hands properly

Targeted Restoration of the Intestinal Microbiota

The gut infection Clostridium difficile can be defeated by a cocktail of rival good bacteria, experiments in mice show. When C. difficile bacteria overwhelm the gut, it can be fatal and difficult to treat with antibiotics. A UK team showed a combination of six bacteria could clear the infection. Read more…   Pathological imbalances within the intestinal microbiota, termed dysbiosis, are often associated with chronic Clostridium … Continue reading Targeted Restoration of the Intestinal Microbiota