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Could honey be the key to saving hundreds of lives?

One in ten women who undergo a caesarean develop an infection but new research has found applying a new type of honey to the surgery site could dramatically reduce infections.

How honey could be the key to saving hundreds of lives

One in ten women who undergo a Caesarean birth will develop an infection. In the most severe cases it can be life-threatening.

But new research carried out at hospitals in Hampshire shows that applying a new type of honey to the surgery area - could reduce infections dramatically.

It's a development that could save the NHS millions - and save hundreds of lives too. Christine Alsford's report contains minor scenes of surgery.

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