Medieval eye remedy kills MRSA

British scientists say they have stumbled across a way to kill Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by replicating a medieval remedy for eye infections.

The thousand-year-old eye-salve recipe, which calls oxgall (bile from a cow’s stomach), was found in Bald’s Leechbook, an old leather-bound volume in the British