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Fecal Transplantation to Treat C. Difficile Infections

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Fecal transplantation through colonoscopy is an effective treatment for recurrent C. difficile infections according to a Finnish study published in the journal, Gastroenterology. Fresh homogenized donor stool was implanted into the cecum. Results were nearly 100% effective compared to the standard treatment with Vancomycin and Cholestyramine. Symptoms disappeared...

How Artificial Sweeteners Cause Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

submitted by: admin on 10/22/2018
According to the October 2014 issue of the journal, Nature, artificial sweeteners such as saccharine, Splenda, and Nutrasweet (aspartame) cause changes in the human microbiome (intestinal microflora) that lead to glucose intolerance (insulin resistance) within one week in more than half of the subjects of a small study. When stool from these people was tranplanted...

Is Medical Tourism Realistic?

submitted by: admin on 07/29/2019
According to the CDC, medical tourism refers to people who travel to foreign countries to obtain medical care at a reduced price. Generally, the services most often sought are for cosmetic surgery, dentistry, cardiac surgery, and orthopedic surgery. The cost for these surgeries is in the range of 10-20% of what it would cost in the US and are done in 5 star facilities. Common...

Safety of Tylenol

submitted by: admin on 04/13/2024
Tylenol is the most commonly used analgesic, but it has important safety concerns. It is a powerful liver toxicant that can lead to death or transplants. It can also cause GI bleeding and other problems that are reviewed.

Stem Cells Help Heart Attack Victims

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
Fourteen patients were randomized to see if adipose-derived adult stem cells would help limit the damage from an acute heart attack. Infarct size was decreased by 50%, the perfusion defect was 17% smaller, and the left ventriclular ejection fraction was increased about 6% better than the control group. Stem cell vocabulary was reviewed and highlighted that...

Synthetic Poop Cures C. Diff Infections

submitted by: admin on 04/13/2024
A synthetic "poop" was developed by researchers at the University of Guelph in Canada that works to treat C. diff infections of the GI tract. Now that stool transplants are becoming commonplace in the treatment of C. diff infection, an artificial culture of normal flora of the GI tract has been developed that avoids potential problems of occult infections...

Tylenol Safty Issues

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
Tylenol is the most commonly used analgesic, but it has important safety concerns. It is a powerful liver toxicant that can lead to death or transplants. It can also cause GI bleeding and other problems that are reviewed. Overdosing is easy because many products have acetamophen added and it is easy to miss.      

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