You won"t bee-lieve it! Could manuka honey beat drug-resistant superbugs?

You won't bee-lieve it! Could manuka honey beat drug-resistant superbugs By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:53 GMT, 16 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 17 March 2013 Strong stuff: Manuka honey could fight drug-resistant superbugs It is a natural medicine used for thousands of years to clean wounds and fight bacteria.

Disinfectant that is harmless to humans but deadly to superbugs could become new weapon against hospital infections

Disinfectant harmless to humans could be latest weapon against hospital superbugs Scientists said Akwaton was non-irritable, odourless and effective at 'low concentrations' | UPDATED: 13:50 GMT, 8 August 2012 A disinfectant that is harmless to humans but deadly to superbugs is poised to become the latest weapon against hospital infections.

Number of patients picking up life-threatening infections has doubled in just two years

Hospital bugs hit an all-time high: Number of patients picking up life-threatening infections has doubled in two years”Extremely concerning” rise from 22,488 to 42,712 cases in 24 monthsPoor hygiene on the wards thought to be behind the increase Many affected are elderly, reducing chances of recovery from illness or surgery A record number of patients picked up life-threatening infections in NHS hospitals last year, alarming figures show. Poor hygiene on the wards has resulted in those with hospital-acquired infections doubling from 22,488 to 42,712 in just two years