Sunday Jul 27
Probiotics Used To Inhibit Weight Gain: Study
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have utilized bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut to inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance, and other negative effects of a high-fat diet in mice, according to redOrbit .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
A probiotics boom, if not a boon
The label on my bottle of Nature's Bounty Advanced Probiotic 10 says it contains 10 probiotic strains and 20 billion live cultures in each two-capsule dose.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
CIDRAP: Texas officials probe spike in Cyclospora cases
A spike in Cyclospora infections in Texas has triggered an investigation to see if there is a common source and an advisory for health professions to consider the parasitic illness in certain patients seeking treatment for diarrhea.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Lake Country Sun
Bacterial infection prompts DSHS warning
Due to the outbreak of Shigellosis reported last month which affected a total of 26 school-age children in the Mineral Wells Independent School District who had contracted the common bacterial infection, the Texas Department of State Health Services alerted parents to take precautions to protect against future outbreaks.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Washington lake closed after 200 swimmers get sick from mystery virus
More than 200 people who visited and swam in Horseshoe Lake in Kitsap County, Wash., are experiencing cramps, nausea and diarrhea -- symptoms of a mysterious viral outbreak.
Stay out of the pool and wash your hands, health officals advise as shigella hits Kalamazoo County
This summer Kalamazoo County has been the heart of a nasty bacterial intestinal disease, shigellosis, and the numbers continue to grow.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Treating ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease: an interview with...
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory diseases of the colon and/or small bowel.
Diarrhea downs 35 in N. Vizcaya; outbreak declared
The Provincial Health Office of Nueva Vizcaya has declared a diarrhea outbreak in Barangay Communal in Solano town, after 35 residents suffered from the illness.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Motley Fool
Should Puma Biotechnology Stock Be in Your Portfolio?
Clinical stage biotechs are infamous for their volatile ways. Because these stocks trade more on news and rumors than fundamentals, they are often subject to the whims of emotional investors.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Humane Society: Don't let summer fun poison your pets
For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family members - including the four-legged ones.