The researchers set out to see if Listerine could curb the growth of N gonorrhoeae involving 33 men from among 196 bisexual and gay men who had previously tested positive for the bacterium. Photograph: Getty Images

Your morning mouthwash gargle does more it seems than deliver fresh breath. It has also emerged as a low-cost way to help control the spread of sexual(...)

Although some progress has been made in the treatment of MRSA, there have been fewer advances in treatments for other bacteria such as E.coli, above. Image: Getty

Antibiotic resistance is not news to anyone in Ireland: we have lived with alarming levels of MRSA in our hospitals for many years. The World H(...)