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  • Caution: That meat you’re eating may have loads of unwanted bacteria
    Caution: That meat you’re eating may have loads of unwanted bacteria
    
This article is to issue a warning about drug resistant bacteria. To consumers, it may be reason to use your dollars to speak to power by not buying as much beef, pork and chicken products. The beef and hog industry feel it’s not alarming...
  • Maple syrup can help save your life
    Maple syrup can help save your life
    Everyone knows that real maple syrup is delicious and nutritious, but now it turns out it may help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria as well.It's been known for a while that maple syrup is good for your health in many ways, including...
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    Can maple syrup make antibiotics more effective?
    The sweet treat you pour over your hotcakes could make anti-infection agents more powerful against microorganisms. As per the discoveries of the specialists at McGill University , joining the concentrate of maple syrup with basic antibiotics could...
  • The Flint River in the Spring
    Upper respiratory infection, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia?
    It's not easy to decide if you have an upper respiratory infection, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia? How or when to treat each illness, or whether to go to the hospital, depend a lot on your age and general health.Babies and the elderly are at...
  • McDonald's announces plans to limit antibiotic use in chickens
    McDonald's announces plans to limit antibiotic use in chickens
    It's a big announcement that speaks volumes on today's concerns about antibiotics used in the foods we eat.On Wednesday, McDonald's announced that it would begin using chickens that are not raised with antibiotics used to treat humans....
  • Antibacteria word bank
    Promising new antibiotic kills drug-resistant germs
    Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill a wide range of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria (super bugs). Additionally, bacteria did not develop resistance to the new drug, teixobactin, in lab experiments, and may need...
  • Promising new antibiotic grown from Maine dirt
    Promising new antibiotic grown from Maine dirt
    Research scientist Kim Lewis of Northeastern University may have uncovered a new arsenal against antibiotic resistant bacteria in dirt from a grassy field in Maine. According to Lewis, while many strains of bacteria have become increasingly...
  • Modified version of aminoglycoside developed that reduces hearing loss
    Modified version of aminoglycoside developed that reduces hearing loss
    Aminoglycosides are a class of antibiotics that are given to people with cancer and after radiation therapy. The majority of people that receive the massive amount of aminoglycosides become deaf. Dr. Anthony Ricci, professor of otolaryngology-head...
  • Health crisis for Melody Scott Thomas
    Melody Thomas Scott of 'Y & R' shares her health crisis with fans
    Melody Thomas Scott who plays Nikki Newman on The Young and the Restless has been experiencing her own real life drama as she has been battling a vicious infection that has left her sick and weak since November 13, 2014 according toSoap Opera...
  • Antibiotics
    Patients often don't appreciate the risks of unnecessary antibiotics
    There is often a lot of pressure on doctors to prescribe medicine in a general medical setting. Patients who come to medical clinics and offices for help often have expectations of being given the latest drugs to help their medical conditions. The...
  • C-section and antibiotics during pregnancy increase childhood obesity risk
    C-section and antibiotics during pregnancy increase childhood obesity risk
    A new study has reported that exposure to antibiotics during pregnancy and cesarean sections increase the risk of childhood obesity. The findings were published on November 11 in the International Journal of Obesity,The study authors note that...
  • Studies show you're probably not still allergic to penicillin
    Studies show you're probably not still allergic to penicillin
    You thought you were allergic to penicillin, but you could be wrong. If you had a rash develop right after taking penicillin, but it might not have actually been related to the drug. Researchers presented these findings to the American College of...
  • Workout
    10 ways to avoid gym germs
    The onset of cold weather has outdoor exercise aficionados heading for their local gyms. Because the drop in temperature also signals the beginning of cold and flu season, gym-goers need to be extra vigilant in taking steps to minimize their...
  • Probiotics
    Antibiotic use and the need for Probiotics
    IntroductionAntibiotics inhibit the growth of microorganisms, particularly bacteria. Western medicine uses antibiotics to fight disease and infection caused by the overgrowth of bacteria. This affects the growth of disease causing and beneficial...
  • Football
    College athletes in contact sports at greater risk for MRSA
    Even if they show no signs of infection, college athletes who play contact sports are more likely than other college athletes to carry the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to a new study. Presented Oct. 9 at...
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