- In a super-bacteria-riddled future, mouthwash might be a better bet to treat gonorrhea than antibiotics, according to a new study.
- Researchers at Australia’s Melbourne Sexual Health Center tested an array of Listerine dilutions against a saline solution control
- First in a petri dish and then
on a sample of 58 men who had tested positive for gonorrhea of the
- Some men gargled saline solution for one minute, while others gargled Cool Mint Listerine for one minute.
- Participants given mouth wash were “significantly less likely” to test positive for gonorrhea after a throat swab — 52% tested positive versus 84% of saline garglers. Read more