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Researchers Identify New Type of Antibiotic in Honeybees

Researchers Identify New Type of Antibiotic in Honeybees

When penicillin’s antibiotic properties were first discovered by accident in 1928, it revolutionized health care. Since then, scientists have been on a never-ending quest to find new antibiotic compounds that are capable of fighting emerging strains of infectious bacteria. In recent years, however, the bacteria have been winning the race against science. No new antibiotics… Continue Reading

The National Honey Board Is Teaming up With Project Apis m.

The National Honey Board Is Teaming up With Project Apis m.

September is National Honey Month, and the National Honey Board is reaffirming its commitment to pollinators by partnering with another honey bee advocacy group, Project Apis m. This week, the two organizations announced that they would invest $10 million over the next three years in a joint effort to improve the health and well-being of… Continue Reading

Honey Could Help Scientists Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Honey Could Help Scientists Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A unique type of honey might help health professionals combat the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to research conducted by a group of Australian scientists. With drug-resistant infections on the rise, this new buzz about honey is cause for hope.     The studies Recent studies have looked specifically at manuka honey from New Zealand.… Continue Reading