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Air Pollution May Affect Human Health Via Bacteria Changes in Respiratory Tract
Health & Wellness  (tags: air pollution, bacteria, biofilms, black carbon, disease and illness, fossil fuels, research, respiratory tract )

Judy
- 288 days ago - medicalnewstoday.com
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is the largest environmental risk factor for human disease. They estimate that in 2012, around 1 in 8 deaths worldwide were due to exposure to air pollution.
You Should Never Wear Shoes Inside the House, and This Is Why
Health & Wellness  (tags: university of arizona, bacteria, shoes, feces, disease, health, interesting, research )

Lone
- 346 days ago - rare.us
A study done by the University of Arizona found an average of 421,000 different bacteria on shoes. Coliforms, a bacterial indicator of the level of sanitation of foods and water (and universally present in feces), were detected on the bottoms
Health Officials: Don't Go Swimming at Some Beaches in Louisiana, MS. FL. and TX.
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, health, warning, risks, illness, disease, death, Body-Mind-Spirit, harmful, bacteria, sewage pollution, fecal, matter )

Darren
- 538 days ago - klfy.com
Health officials in those states are advising beach-goers against getting into the water due to high levels of harmful bacteria. Some of these bacteria represent those commonly found in sewage pollution and fecal matter.
Scientists Have Discovered Bacteria That Are Resistant to All Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, antibiotic resistance, sickness )

Freya
- 755 days ago - yahoo.com
During a routine surveillance of antibiotic resistance in China, scientists discovered that a new bacterial genetic resistance mechanism called MCR-1 prevents the drug colistin from killing bacteria.
WhatâEUR(TM)s All the Fuss About Bacteria?
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, resistant bacteriia, untreatable, medical revolution, disease, drugs, health, healthcare, humans, illness, treatment )

Lone
- 915 days ago - nationofchange.org
We created a new generation of antibiotic resistant bacteria, which now threatens us all with untreatable plagues. Here is the history of a medical revolution that's lead to the current predicament of resistant bacteria.
One Scientist's Race To Help Microbes Help You
Health & Wellness  (tags: microbiome, genome, probiotics, virus, bacteria, Infectious Disease )

Judy
- 1064 days ago - npr.org
The rate of recent discoveries about the human microbiome has been dizzying. And Rob Knight wants to crank up the pace.
The Surprising Reason Americans Might Be Obese, Anxious and Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: hygiene, obesity, depression, sanitizers, germs, bacteria )

Freya
- 1381 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Kit
- 1744 days ago - thinkprogress.org
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 )

Kit
- 1746 days ago - commondreams.org
"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 )

Casey
- 1932 days ago - recoveringself.com
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 )

Michael
- 2030 days ago - cbc.ca
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 )

Agnes
- 2324 days ago - bangkokpost.com
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 )

Sophie
- 2651 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Nancy
- 2678 days ago - sciencedaily.com
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 )

Caree
- 2697 days ago - newsweek.com
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--
 

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