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1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy 'kills MRSA'

Scientists have recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow's stomach.

They were "astonished" to find the 1,000 year old treatment almost completely wiped out staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as MRSA.

Their findings will be presented at a national microbiology conference.

Rob Sissons reports.

  • 30 Mar 2015