Saturday, June 04, 2016

Bees Can Help Combat E. coli Infections and Malaria

VIDEO: Experts say bees hold the secret to tackling human infections

For thousands of years man's relationship with bees has been a harmonious one from the pollination of plants to the production of honey.

Now scientists are examining whether another bee product could help mankind fight off infections such as E.coli and diseases like malaria.

Dr David Watson, a bee expert from Strathclyde University's Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, said a lesser known aspect of the insect was that they collected a substance called propolis from the plants they land on...

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