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Moving Beyond Antibiotics

November 13, 2019

Researchers are looking high and low for alternatives to antibiotics. Because of their overuse in agriculture and nursing homes, superbugs have risen up to create medical nightmares. From the always hard to treat tuberculosis to diseases once easily defeated by antibiotics like STIs, antibiotic resistant bacteria are a problem all over the world. One alternative […]

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Researchers have found a vaccine that is successful against three pathogens that cause travelers’ diarrhea in mice models. The vaccine yokes together E. coli with Shigella and Campylobacter jejuni. It will still be years while the vaccine completes the rest of the required steps for approval, so in the meantime here are some ways to […]

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Chipotle will be retraining employees on food safety after a store sickened hundreds of people by leaving out warm food. The bacteria that sickened everyone, Clostridium perfringens, is commonly found in prepared food that’s left out for a long time before serving. It’s not just the problem of one chain. An employee at an Ohio […]

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Shaping and cultivating your gut bacteria to support a healthy mind and body is the future of medicine, and more importantly self-care. It’s one of the easiest health breakthroughs to get in front of. You just need a healthy diet, some fermented foods (the kind you find in the refrigerated section) and some probiotic support, […]

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Your body is all tied together in lots of different ways, and while it almost doesn’t make sense to list out every iteration, some of the big ones are worth talking about: the mind-body connection, and the gut-skin connection. Sort it all out, and humans are actually made up more of bacteria than they are […]

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