Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Using Blue Light To Heal Without Antibiotics

bluehealBecause of overuse of antibiotics, we’ve been enabling the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, such as, MRSA.

People in hospitals can become infected with MRSA and might die from the complication since there are no good defenses available.

Well, that may be changing with the publication of a study by Massachusetts General Hospital. In the study, the researchers
used blue light to stop infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in lab animals.

Until they started using the blue light the bacteria was beginning to overpower the immune system.

When the animals were treated with blue light, all of the inflected animals treated with the light survived, while 82% of the controls died.

In another study, blue light has been shown to eradicate 90% of the strains of MRSA within minutes of exposure to the light.

Using blue light has been approved by the FDA years ago for the treatment of severe acne. So…we may have an easy way out with all the antibiotic-resistant bugs developing.

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