Blue light destroys antibiotic-resistant staph infection

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Vicki Cohn vcohn@liebertpub.com 914-740-2156 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News Results reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal New Rochelle, NY, January 29, 2009—Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, were virtually eradicated in the laboratory by exposing them to a wavelength of blue light,…

Blue light used to harden tooth fillings stunts tumor growth

Re-Post 2008 Contact: Amy Connell aconnell@mcg.edu 706-721-8605 Georgia Health Sciences University IMAGE:Alpesh Patel, a rising MCG School of Dentistry junior, studies the effects of a blue curing light on tumors. Click here for more information.  A blue curing light used to harden dental fillings also may stunt tumor growth, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.…