Tag: antibiotics

Medications can cause tinnitus

Tinnitus isn’t always caused by prolonged exposure to loud noises. You could develop this potentially disabling condition just by taking a course of antibiotics! And while it’s best to avoid [...]

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Good gut bacteria can help prevent childhood asthma

We’ve grown up with the idea that bacteria is bad for you. But it isn’t always… at least if it’s the kind that helps to protect children from developing asthma.

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Yeast overgrowth common after taking antibiotics

There are many things that can disrupt the balance of your gut and, as a result, cause an overgrowth of yeast (specifically, Candida albicans) – but a round of antibiotics is one of the most [...]

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The link between antibiotics and type 1 diabetes

One out of every 300 children will be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and that number is steadily rising. According to the latest research, giving kids too many antibiotics too early in life [...]

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Fighting superbugs with your nostrils?

Research from Germany has found that a bacteria living inside of your nose might kill off superbugs. But prevention is still your best bet!

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Antibiotics stop growth of new brain cells

A new study in mice showed that prolonged use of antibiotics stops the growth of new brain cells in the hippocampus, which is the section of the brain associated with memories.

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Frequent use of antibiotics may be behind the obesity epidemic

According to the study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, children who took antibiotics gained weight faster than those who didn't — and that weight gain lasted well into adulthood.

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Stop antibiotic resistant superbugs in their tracks

Superbugs may sound like something straight from an Alfred Hitchcock movie, but they’re very real, very deadly, and, as it turns out, very easy to stop in their tracks. Did that last part [...]

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