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Study finds more evidence of bacteria in raw meat pet food

Scientists have found a strong association between dogs excreting ciprofloxacin-resistant E. coli and feeding them a raw diet. E. coli, which can lead to food poisoning, is also the United Kingdom’s top cause of urinary tract and bloodstream infections. Ciprofloxacin belongs to a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, which treat bacterial infections…
bubmag
November 28, 2023
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‘I take antibiotics every day and one thing terrifies me’

A woman who has often relied on taking antibiotics every day has spoken out about the one thing that terrifies her. Cerys Upstone was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was just four weeks old. The 19-year-old, like many patients with CF, has often relied on taking antibiotics, sometimes every…
bubmag
November 23, 2023
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What initiates chemical intolerance (CI)?

Chemical Intolerance (CI) is a growing global public health issue characterized by symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, weakness, rash, mood changes, musculoskeletal pain, gastrointestinal and respiratory issues, and difficulties with attention and concentration, often referred to as “brain fog.” The study, led by researchers from The University of Texas Health…
bubmag
September 4, 2023
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Toxic molds, fossil fuels, antibiotics linked to chemical intolerance

What initiates chemical intolerance (CI)? In a newly released survey of thousands of U.S. adults, respondents most frequently cited exposures to biological sources, such as mold and algae "blooms," and/or fossil fuels, their combustion products and synthetic chemical derivatives such as pesticides, plastics and persistent organic pollutants. It's an issue…
bubmag
September 1, 2023
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Antibiotics promote the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the gut

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria get extra nutrients and thrive when the drugs kill 'good' bacteria in the gut. This is according to new research led by Imperial College London scientists, which could lead to better patient risk assessment and 'microbiome therapeutics' treatments to help combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Some antibiotics target specific bacteria,…
bubmag
August 30, 2023