Honey no better than antibiotics in patients with kidney failure

A trial published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases shows that applying medical grade honey to wounds of patients undergoing dialysis does not have an advantage over normal antibiotic use. Researchers say this finding will come as a disappointment to clinicians, some of whom hoped honey would offer a better substitute for antibiotics. Peritoneal dialysis is a procedure used to clean the blood of patients who have kidney failure. It is carried out by inserting a catheter into the peritoneum - a thin membrane surrounding organs in the abdomen...
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news