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News tag: onion


Medieval potion highly effective against MRSA superbug

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A potion from medieval time treats use to treat eye infections also kills the MRSA superbug, researchers found. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. It's tougher to treat than most strains of staphylococcus aureus -- or staph -- because it's…


High pesticide residue in foods affects sperm count

31 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Pesticides have gathered a negative reputation for their numerous dangerous effects. There is a link between pesticides and lower quality of semen, new research claims. The study determined that men who consumed large amounts of fruits and vegetables with high levels of pesticide residue had a 49 percent lower sperm…


Kokumi closing in on fat to become sixth taste

24 Feb, 2015 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
The act of tasting has been preoccupying researchers for a long time. In a recent news article, we showed how fat is on the brink of being recognized as a sixth taste,  joining sweet, salt, sower, bitter and umami. According to new research, however, there is another competitor closing at…