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The Surprising Reason Americans Might Be Obese, Anxious and Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: hygiene, obesity, depression, sanitizers, germs, bacteria )

- 1536 days ago -
Do you remember the "hygiene hypothesis" of the late 1990s? It theorized that humans had so over-sanitized their environment with disinfectants and hand cleansers, our immune systems were no longer doing their jobs.
Nearly Half Of The People Who Contract 'Nightmare' Superbug Will Die, CDC Warns
Health & Wellness  (tags: adults, americans, bacteria, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, protection, research, safety, risks, science, society )

- 1899 days ago -
The CDC is sounding the alarm about a potentially deadly superbug, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), on the rise in hospitals around the country.
CDC: Alarming Rise in Antibiotic-Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria'
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, bacteria, death, disease, drugs, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, protection, reserach, science, society, treatments, warning )

- 1901 days ago -
"Our strongest antibiotics don't work and patients are left with potentially untreatable infections."
Recovering The Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing
Health & Wellness  (tags: Scientific, Yeast, Infection, Bacteria )

- 2086 days ago -
Candida albicans is the scientific term for the yeast that naturally lives in your body. In most people, the balance of healthy bacteria and healthy yeast keep each other in check. If you should become ill
How Curry Spice Helps the Immune System Kill Bacteria
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, spices, food, diet, immune system, bacteria, protection, prevention, study, nutrition, turmeric )

- 2184 days ago -
A spice used in curry dishes helps to prevent infection and now scientists think they've got a lead on how.
Super Bacteria Crisis on Way
Health & Wellness  (tags: news, bacteria, warning, treatment )

- 2478 days ago -
Thailand is facing a health crisis from antimicrobial resistance which could lead to more complicated and higher costs in treating bacterial infections, health experts have warned.
Tool 'May Help' Early Meningitis Diagnosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: diagnosis, meniigitis, health, bllod test, bacteria )

- 2805 days ago -
The most dangerous form of meningitis can kill within hours - but doctors think they have developed the best way to identify it early.
Shape Matters: The Corkscrew Twist of H. Pylori Enables It to 'Set Up Shop' in the Stomach
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, humans, bacteria, ulcers, helicobacter pylori )

- 2832 days ago -
The bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which lives in the human stomach and is associated with ulcers and gastric cancer, is shaped like a corkscrew, or helix. For years researchers have hypothesized that the bacterium's twisty shape is what enables it
America's Dirty Beaches - Not Just Oil Polluting US Beaches
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, disease, environment, health, humans, illness, pollution, prevention, protection, risks, safety, USA, warning, water pollution )

- 2851 days ago -
Tar balls? A sheen of crude? Oil mousse? Amateur hour. The real villains of America's beaches are not the scattered and dissipating messes from the oil disasters, but the nationwide and relentless releases of disease-causing pathogens--
Mobile Phones Have 18 Times More Bacteria Than Toilet Handle Read More: Http://Www.Dailymail.Co.Uk/Sci encetech/Article-1298057/
Health & Wellness  (tags: mobile, phone, bacteria, bacterial infections, germs )

- 2853 days ago -
They are pretty much essential, but you may want to ditch your mobile phone for ever after reading this.The average handset carries 18 times more potentially harmful germs than a flush handle in a men's toilet, tests have revealed.
Can Bacteria Make You Smarter?
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, smarter, environment )

- 2917 days ago -
Exposure to specific bacteria in the environment, already believed to have antidepressant qualities, could increase learning behavior, according to research presented at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Diego.
Bacterial Balance Keeps Us Healthy: Microbial Genes in Gut Outnumber Genes in Human Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, bacteria, fungus, contributor )

- 2999 days ago -
The thousands of bacteria, fungi and other microbes that live in our gut are essential contributors to to our good health.
STUDY: Nearly Half of Soda Fountains Contaminated With Fecal Matter
Health & Wellness  (tags: health hazard, bacteria, soda fountains, warning )

- 3051 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO -- Many of us have filled up our cups at the local gas station. But those self-serve soda fountains may be serving up a lot of bacteria
Slim-Fast Launches Recall of 10 Million Cans
Health & Wellness  (tags: recall, slim fast, bacteria, illness )

- 3088 days ago -
NEW YORK ( -- The maker of Slim-Fast announced a recall of its canned, ready-to-drink products due to possible bacterial contamination. Unilever, the company which also makes
Cigarettes Are Bacteria Sticks, Too: Scientific American Podcast
Health & Wellness  (tags: ciggarettes, bacteria, research, disease )

- 3099 days ago -
A study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives finds that cigarettes harbor various species of bacteria, some of which cause disease. Karen Hopkin reports

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