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Villanova chemistry team is developing superbug-killing disinfectants

Villanova Chemistry Team Developing Superbug-Killing Disinfectants

More than 100,000 people a year die from hospital-acquired infections, and a Villanova team led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Kevin P.C. Minbiole, PhD, is doing cutting-edge research to help combat infections such as these. Minbiole and his students – graduate and undergraduate – are developing disinfectant chemical compounds that have the potential to destroy infectious bacteria, even drug-resistant strains.

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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women. Each year, a third of all deaths result from cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. There are, however, many small changes that can be made on a daily basis to eliminate heart disease risk factors and improve overall heart health. Faculty experts in Villanova’s College of Nursing are available to discuss steps people can take for better heart health and how to manage heart disease risk factors. 

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