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Fighting bacteria—with viruses


Research published today in PLOS Pathogens reveals how viruses called bacteriophages destroy the bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. diff), which is becoming a serious problem in hospitals and healthcare institutes, due to its resistance to antibiotics. The study, by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg, Germany, could help br ...
Full article at: 3 days ago, 1:40pm CDT


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The Link Between Carbs, Gut Microbes, and Colon Cancer

Source: Miller-McCune

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Colorectal cancer is a scourge of modern times, killing 50,000 Americans every year. It’s responsible for a heavier death toll than any other cancer besides lung cancer and, when it comes to women, breast cancer. And new research, which was published last week in Cell, has provided insights into the dangerous link between colorectal cancers and modern diets heavy in wheat, rice, and other complex carbohydrates—diets that became possible ...
Full article at: Miller-McCune 5 days ago, 12:51pm CDT

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Vincenzo Nibali Wins Tour de France 2014
Vincenzo Nibali Wins Tour de France 2014
Vincenzo Nibali is the first Italian who won Tour de France 2014 on Sunday after 16 long years. He is one cyclist who has proved that he is king.
Game of Thrones 5: Meet the New Cast Members
Game of Thrones 5: Meet the New Cast Members
HBO revealed at the Comic-Con in San Diego the new cast members for Game of Thrones 5. Who will die first? Watch the cast introduction video below.
Oakland A's Beat Texas Rangers 9-3
Oakland A's Beat Texas Rangers 9-3
The Oakland Athletics relied on a key five-run second inning to beat the Texas Rangers, 9-3, on July 27.
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The benefits of eggs


It’s usual to think of eggs as a good source of protein – and they are. A small hen’s egg will provide 6g of good quality protein. This is found almost entirely in the egg white, while the yolk is a rich source of cholesterol, fat and vitamin E.  Ask any school child and they will tell you that protein is needed for growth. Although your shoe size may not have changed for years, that doesn’t mean you’ve stopped growing. New skin, hair and nail c ...
Full article at: Jul 14 2014, 3:00am CDT

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TB: Illegals bring deadly threat

Source: WND

Seventy-five percent of current illegal immigrants are coming from countries in Central America, South America, the Middle East, West Africa, China, India, Pakistan and others far beyond Mexico where multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is common and extremely widespread in children and adults. Extensively Drug Resistant TB (XDR-TB) is an even more serious form of TB, accounting for about 10 percent of cases in these countries, p ...
Full article at: WND Jul 11 2014, 7:04pm CDT

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Watch this 'Choosing Wisely' video — you'll be happy you did


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James McCormack, professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of British Columbia, has released another terrific — and highly entertaining — educational video aimed at helping all of us make better health care decisions.Called “Choosing Wisely,” the video is a parody of Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy.”It’s designed, according to the video’s opening credits, to help patients choose care that is “supported by evidence, truly necessary, not a duplication [a ...
Full article at: Jul 11 2014, 9:38am CDT

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Let’s Kill ‘Natural’: That Label Is Not What You Think

Source: Zester Daily

A report by Consumer Reports is calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to kill off one of the most misleading — and downright contemptible  — claims you will find on food packaging today. The natural label claim epitomizes everything that’s wrong with our food labeling laws — or should I say lack of them. The natural wording is found on the packaging of ...
Full article at: Zester Daily Jul 8 2014, 4:00am CDT

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$4 Billion Debt to Drug Companies Creates Medicine Lack in Venezuela

Source: Big Government

Like Cuba, socialist Venezuela often boasts of its free socialized medical system, with President Nicolás Maduro announcing in March the introduction of 60,000 new doctors to the Venezuelan medical force. For Venezuelans with medical needs, however, finding health care, or even a fully-stocked pharmacy, is nearly impossible. According to a new report by Spanish newspaper ABC, Venezuela owes $4 billion to international pharmaceutical corporations, a ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 23 2014, 11:37am CDT

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6 Common Sex Injuries—And How to Deal

Source: Women's Health, Fitness, Weight Loss, Beauty

For when love really <em>does</em> know, literally. We can all agree that sex is pretty much one of the greatest things known to mankind. However, while it's mostly amazing, there are definitely occasional issues involved. And we're not just talking about an awkward slip-up—injuries can and do occur. We checked in with some top gynecologists to find out which sex-rel ...
Full article at: Women's Health, Fitness, Weight Loss, Beauty Jun 19 2014, 4:23pm CDT

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Global Market for Systemic Antibiotics to Reach $41.2 Billion in 2018; Asian Countries Account for Fastest-Growing Markets

Source: PRWeb

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for systemic antibiotics is expected to grow to $41.2 billion by 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.8% between 2013 through 2018. Asian countries account for the fastest-growing market with a five-year CAGR of 1.2% due to the increasing aging population, increasing GDP rate and increasing awareness about healthcare.(PRWeb June 18, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.c ...
Full article at: PRWeb Jun 18 2014, 8:38am CDT


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