Tag Archives: Disease

Phage therapy shows promise for alcoholic liver disease

Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that specifically destroy bacteria. In the early 20th century, researchers experimented with phages as a potential method for treating bacterial infections. But then antibiotics emerged and phages fell out of favor. With the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, however, researchers have renewed their interest in phage therapy. In limited cases, patients with… Read More »

Bill Turnbull health: BBC star’s dramatic lifestyle changes to help treat his disease

Bill Turnbull, 63, is a fixture on people’s TV screens and airways. The former BBC Breakfast anchor is currently presenting on the radio station Classic FM. As a much-loved journalist who has spent many years in the spotlight, it is little wonder that fans were shocked to learn of his prostate cancer diagnosis back in… Read More »