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That hotel pool may be full of parasites and bacteria, CDC warns

THAT HOTEL POOL MAY BE FULL OF PARASITES AND BACTERIA, CDC WARNS

More than half of the outbreaks with a confirmed source were caused by the parasite cryptosporidium.

Symptoms to Watch for in Your Dog: Polka Dot Stools

SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR IN YOUR DOG: POLKA DOT STOOLS

If your dog's poop looks like somebody just had a birthday party in their belly, somebody did. Cooties... in other words, parasites! Unfortunately,...

 
 
 

PUBLISHER CORRECTION: A SELECTIVE PEPTIDE INHIBITOR OF FRIZZLED 7 RECEPTORS DISRUPTS INTESTINAL STEM CELLS

Publisher Correction: A selective peptide inhibitor of Frizzled 7 receptors disrupts intestinal stem cells Publisher Correction: A...

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer - and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

SCIENTISTS ARE FIGURING OUT WHY FASTING HELPS PEOPLE LIVE LONGER - AND THEY SAY A PILL MAY ONE DAY TRIGGER THE SAME BENEFITS

Scientists studying intestinal cells in the lab found that a 24-hour fast can improve cellular performance and may help people bounce...

 
 
 
Investigation Reveals USDA Killing Kittens Used As Hosts In Parasite Research

INVESTIGATION REVEALS USDA KILLING KITTENS USED AS HOSTS IN PARASITE RESEARCH

The agency claims that adopting out the cats after they're no longer needed would create a biohazard.

Gut Bacteria May Reduce Intestinal Infection Risk

GUT BACTERIA MAY REDUCE INTESTINAL INFECTION RISK

Bacteria present in the gut may lower the risk of intestinal infections. Gut bacteria such as methanogens may reduce the risk of typhoid.

 
 
 
New Link Between Gut Bacteria and Heart Disease Identified

NEW LINK BETWEEN GUT BACTERIA AND HEART DISEASE IDENTIFIED

Patients with unexplained atherosclerosis were found to have higher blood levels of toxic metabolites that are produced by intestinal...

Report: 93-year-old former model 'eaten alive' by parasites in nursing home

REPORT: 93-YEAR-OLD FORMER MODEL 'EATEN ALIVE' BY PARASITES IN NURSING HOME

According to a lawyer representing the woman's family, by the time she died, her right hand had turned nearly black and her fingers...

 
 
 
Week 11: back on the road, Twitching at this point

WEEK 11: BACK ON THE ROAD, TWITCHING AT THIS POINT

We had a great time slowing down, and sitting for a bit at Rockell Bay, but there were places to go, things to do, and people and birds...

Sen. John McCain Stable After Intestinal Surgery

SEN. JOHN MCCAIN STABLE AFTER INTESTINAL SURGERY

Since December, the longtime Republican senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate has been receiving physical therapy related to...

 
 
 
McCain Undergoes Surgery To Treat Intestinal Infection

MCCAIN UNDERGOES SURGERY TO TREAT INTESTINAL INFECTION

The senator is in stable condition, his office said in a statement.

Spring Top 10 Tips | Winslow Animal Hospital Dog & Cat

SPRING TOP 10 TIPS | WINSLOW ANIMAL HOSPITAL DOG & CAT

Spring has officially arrived! It wasn't that long ago we were sharing photos from one of our snow days , but now the time has come...

 
 
 
The Importance of Vaccinations for Both Pet and Human Health

THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINATIONS FOR BOTH PET AND HUMAN HEALTH

While vaccinations help keep infection at bay for your pet, they also play a large role outside of disease prevention.

20-YEAR-OLD MYSTERY OF MALARIA VACCINE TARGET SOLVED

The human piece of a malaria infection puzzle has been revealed for the first time, solving a long-standing mystery. A protein displayed...

 
 
 
SIBO 3.0: The Best Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Treat, Heal and Prevent Relapse of Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

SIBO 3.0: THE BEST DIET AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO TREAT, HEAL AND PREVENT RELAPSE OF SMALL INTESTINE BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH

This post is the third installment of a three-part series on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth focusing on SIBO diet, food lists,...

‘RHONY' cast infected with parasites after ‘cruise from hell'

‘RHONY' CAST INFECTED WITH PARASITES AFTER ‘CRUISE FROM HELL'

Carole Radziwill can laugh about it now, but when she and her “Real Housewives of New York City” castmates got food poisoning, it wasn't...

 
 
 
When Going Gluten-Free is Not Enough: New Tests Detect Hidden Exposure

WHEN GOING GLUTEN-FREE IS NOT ENOUGH: NEW TESTS DETECT HIDDEN EXPOSURE

For people with celiac disease, incidental ingestion of gluten can lead to to painful symptoms and lasting intestinal damage. Two new...

Throwback Thursday: Rescuing Butters | Winslow Animal Hospital Dog & Cat

THROWBACK THURSDAY: RESCUING BUTTERS | WINSLOW ANIMAL HOSPITAL DOG & CAT

On a rainy day four years ago, a Good Samaritan spotted a kitten in the middle of Berlin - Cross-keys Road. She stopped to make sure...

 
 
 
SIBO 2.0: How to Find the SIBO Treatment That's Right for You, Natural or Otherwise

SIBO 2.0: HOW TO FIND THE SIBO TREATMENT THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU, NATURAL OR OTHERWISE

This post is the second in a three-part series on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth focusing on SIBO natural treatments, antibiotics,...

Could VIAGRA prevent colorectal cancer?

COULD VIAGRA PREVENT COLORECTAL CANCER?

Scientists at Augusta University found that Viagra halved the risk of forming polyps, an abnormal clump of cells on the lining of the...