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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

Antibiotics Can Damage Your Digestive Tract: Can Probiotics Help?

Antibiotics Can Damage Your Digestive Tract: Can Probiotics Help?

Most everybody has had to take antibiotics for infections or other. Antibiotics kill bacteria, that’s what they do. Unfortunately,  there are in your gut good, benign and beneficial bacteria as well as the noxious bacteria you took the antibiotics against. Usually the person’s digestive system will be resettled by the …Read the Rest

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Many Urinary Tract Infections  (UTI) are fairly common, particularly for people with conditions or diseases that keep them in a wheelchair such as Spinal cord Injuries or Multiple Sclerosis because individuals may have bladder storage and/or voiding dysfunction [1]. Many times the infections are associated with the use of catheters. …Read the Rest

About Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

About Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are a common problem for women, although men can get it too. Since the bladder is protected by flushing it through water drinking, the problem is also more frequent in paraplegics, that have a less efficient flushing. Western Medicine: The University of  Of Maryland  has an excellent …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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