By mixing food additives with human gut microbes in petri dishes, scientists at the Czech Republic’s Institute of Microbiology found that gut microbes with anti-inflammatory properties
Dangers of Sweetened Beverages Drinking lots of sugar-sweetened sodas and juices significantly increases the risk of chronic kidney disease, reports a new study
Disinfectants Linked to Health Concerns The heavy use of household cleaning disinfectants may contribute to changes in infant gut bacteria and weight gain, reports a new study
Citrus Crops to Receive Human Antibiotics Scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressed concern over a recent ruling by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
by Sandra Murphy Springtime doesn’t just mean warmer weather, colorful flowers and greening grass. It also brings seasonal allergies. For pets, it can be a miserable time of year, because… read more →
Inhalation of Steam Leads to Lung Infections Harmful bacteria from the genus Mycobacterium have been shown to linger in showerheads and lead to lung infections through inhalation of steam.