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In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

In very ill, probiotics don’t prevent ‘superbugs’ from colonizing intestinal tract

Compared with routine medical care, probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units showed no benefit in preventing the colonization of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal…

Fish oil-diet benefits may be mediated by gut microbes

Fish oil-diet benefits may be mediated by gut microbes

Diets rich in fish oil versus diets rich in lard (e.g., bacon) produce very different bacteria in the guts of mice, reports a study published August 27 in…

Colorful potatoes may pack powerful cancer prevention punch

Compounds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer, according to a team of researchers. Baked purple-fleshed…

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NHS tests implanted sugar monitor

NHS tests implanted sugar monitor

A blood sugar monitor that can stay in the body for up to five months…

Speed up autism diagnosis – experts

Speed up autism diagnosis – experts

Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, experts…

Drinking water ‘no hangover cure’

Drinking water ‘no hangover cure’

Image caption Those late-night munchies won’t prevent tomorrow’s hangover, researchers say Raiding the fridge or…

Man sheds polio for 30 years after jab

Man sheds polio for 30 years after jab

A British man who was vaccinated against polio has been producing the virus for nearly…

Brain cells ‘burn out’ in Parkinson’s

Brain cells ‘burn out’ in Parkinson’s

Brain cells in Parkinson’s disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an “overheating…

Young goths ‘at risk of depression’

Young goths ‘at risk of depression’

Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm,…

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Planned Parenthood goes to court to fight funding cuts in Alabama

Planned Parenthood filed a complaint in Alabama federal on Friday seeking to stop the state from defunding its health clinics after the release of covertly recorded videos attacking…

FDA warns of severe joint pain risk with DPP-4 diabetes drugs

A class of diabetes drugs that include Merck & Co Inc’s Januvia has been linked with severe joint pain, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday.…

Caffeine may chip a couple strokes off golf score

(Reuters Health) – A moderate dose of caffeine may help combat fatigue and shave about two strokes off the scores of skilled collegiate players, according to a small…

Legionnaires’ disease prompts California prison to shut off water

SAN FRANCISCO An inmate at San Quentin State Prison on San Francisco Bay was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease and about 20 others showed symptoms of pneumonia, prompting officials…

Sleep-deprived kids are more tempted by food

(Reuters Health) – Children who don’t get enough sleep might be more tempted by food, a new study suggests. Five-year-olds who slept less than 11 hours a night…

Japan partly lifts U.S., Canada poultry ban after bird flu

TOKYO Japan’s Farm Ministry on Friday partiality lifted a ban on imports of live poultry and poultry meat from the United States and Canada following an outbreak of…