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Yes, Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Can Jump From Animals to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, research, livestock, infection, antibiotics, humans, health, mrsa, disease, family )

- 2298 days ago -
After analyzing the mutations of the MRSA strains in the women and the animals, the researchers concluded that it had been circulating among the livestock before jumping to the people. The researchers' analysis is "so fine-grained," McKenna writes...
Recovering The Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing
Health & Wellness  (tags: Scientific, Yeast, Infection, Bacteria )

- 2512 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
Are You Suffering From a Candida Overgrowth?
Health & Wellness  (tags: growth, health, infection )

- 2515 days ago -
When the average person hears the term "yeast infection" he thinks of the female vaginal version and turns the other way.
West Nile Virus Outbreak Largest Ever in U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, disease, environment, health, humans, infection, mosquitos, news, risks, West Nile virus )

- 2521 days ago -
The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Watch out for these mosquitos! Recorded by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Thousands of Patients Exposed to Infection Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Thousands, of, patients, exposed, to, infection, risk )

- 2834 days ago -
Thousands of patients have been put at risk of hepatitis or HIV infection by an outpatient facility using dirty lab materials, the city announced Saturday. Ottawa Public Health will be contacting nearly 7,000 people who were treated facility letting
New Way to Treat Common Hospital-Acquired Infection: Novel Approach May Offer Treatment for Other Bacterial Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Researchers, infection, health, hospital )

- 2888 days ago -
Researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a molecular process by which the body can defend against the effects of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
Exercise 'Can Prevent a Cold', a Study Shows
Health & Wellness  (tags: Exercise, cold, viruse, infection )

- 3182 days ago -
Staying active nearly halves the odds of catching cold viruses and, failing that, can make the infection less severe, a study of 1,000 found.
Dangerous Lung Worms Found in People Who Eat Raw Crayfish
Health & Wellness  (tags: freshwater, crayfish, hospital, infection )

- 3342 days ago -
If you're headed to a freshwater stream this summer and a friend dares you to eat a raw crayfish - don't do it. You could end up in the hospital with a severe parasitic infection.
Outbreak of Rift Valley Fever Affecting Humans in South Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, Rift Valley fever, South Africa, infection, died, WHO, confirm, mosquitoes )

- 3396 days ago -
Dozens of farmers, veterinarians and farm workers have been infected with Rift Valley fever in South Africa, and at least two people died, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today. Transmitted by mosquitoes, RVF is a dangerous
Alexander Haig, Former Secretary of State, Dies
Health & Wellness  (tags: infection, death, health, former, secretary of state )

- 3437 days ago -
WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, a four-star general who served as a top adviser to three presidents and had presidential ambitions
Global HIV Infections Down 17 Per Cent
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV/AIDS, health, epidemic, Infection, 17 Per Cent )

- 3521 days ago -
A new report shows that global new HIV infection rates have fallen by 17 per cent and suggests that HIV prevention programmes are making a difference beyond the natural course of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
8-Year-Old Girl Happy With Chance at Being Normal
Health & Wellness  (tags: child, lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy, Radiation treatment, disease, family, health, healthcare, surgery, infection, eye, cancer of blood-forming tissues, bone marrow )

- 3540 days ago -
Amber was not yet 2 when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She was 5 when the disease came back. Amber underwent aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Her immune system was knocked out, and her bone marrow had to be replaced.
Morgellons Disease - KTVU Ch. 2   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Morgellons, Disease, microorganism, infection, filaments, Oakland A's, Bill, Koch, Mae, Brussell, KTVU, John, Fowler, neurotoxin, skin, treatment, warning, medicine, Springstead, AlternativeMed, yeast, parasites )

- 3618 days ago -
This news report on Morgellons Disease aired on KTVU Channel 2 (Oakland, CA). The disease is real and although no exclusive treatment has hit the airwaves one website may provide a homeopathic skin care remedy
Honey Can Quieten a Child's Cough Better Than Any Medicine, Say Researchers
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, coughing, honey, DM, drug, sleep, infection )

- 4245 days ago -
When it comes to helping a child fight off a cough, the centuries-old remedy of honey is still the best. The natural sweetener is a traditional soother and remains better than costly over-the-counter medicines. The study compared honey to dextromethorphan
Gene Therapy Study to Resume After Illinois Woman's Death, But With Changes
Health & Wellness  (tags: gene therapy, death, arthritis, infection, treatment, procedure, humans )

- 4253 days ago -
A nationwide gene therapy study halted after an Illinois arthritis patient died will resume with one main change: Participants won't get injections if they have signs of infections, the experimental treatment's developer said Monday.

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