Anglo-Saxon Medicine Slays MRSA

An interesting article from the BBC, where an Anglo-Saxon remedy for afflictions of the eye gleaned from Bald’s Leechbook has been found to aid battling the super-bug MRSA.

Read the full article here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-32117815

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Funding Acknowledgement: Society for the Social History of Medicine

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