Category Archives: Antibiotics

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

We have posted several times about the efficacy of cranberry juice against Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) [1] Cranberry juice has been accepted by the nutrition and alternative medicine communities as the first line of defense against UTIs [2,3] UTIs affect particularly women, and people who must  use  a wheelchair for mobility. How …Read the Rest

IN BRIEF: Bladder Infections Antibiotic Cefpodoxime found inferior to Ciproflaxacin

IN BRIEF: Bladder Infections Antibiotic Cefpodoxime found inferior to Ciproflaxacin

Bladder Infections are common in women. They are even more common in women with medical conditions like Diabetes , Multiple Sclerosis, and/or wheelchair users.  It is serious business because of the possibility of recurrences.  The antibiotic of choice is  Ciproflaxacin (Cipro)as discussed in our previous post Status of treatments for Urinary …Read the Rest

Water and food consumption on inadvertent antibiotics intake (sciencedirect)

Water and food consumption on inadvertent antibiotics intake (sciencedirect)

MediNewDigest: This is an interesting article from South Korea about inadvertent antibiotic consumption. Posted in sciencedirect. Yes,  beef, pork, dairy products, and raw fish carry some antibiotics. The article , however, assures us that “…Daily antibiotics intake estimates  did not exceed the acceptable daily intake levels….” MediNewDigest: Acceptable….Hmmm, Here is an …Read the Rest

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