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Most ground turkey products contaminated with fecal bacteria, new study finds
Nearly seventy percent of ground turkey samples tested by Consumer Reports researchers contained enterococcus, harmful bacteria harbored by fecal matter, and 60 percent of the samples also contained Escherichia coli (E. coli), another pathogen associated with the fecal contamination.
CDC warns of deadly ‘nightmare bacteria’
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning hospitals and nursing homes to be on the lookout for a “nightmare bacteria” that can resist most antibiotics and kill patients.
Study: Antibiotics may make babies chubby
Babies who are treated with antibiotics before 6 months of age are more likely to be chubby, according to a new study published this week in the International Journal of Obesity.
New warning of serious skin rash issued for antidepressant Paxil
A new side effect has been added to the safety label of the antidepressant Paxil (paroxetine) following reports that some patients who used the drug developed a rare but life-threatening rash known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS).
Researchers suggest antibiotic could reduce male fertility
Antibiotics may adversely affect the viability of male sperm not only for the one being treated, but for untreated males in generations that follow, according to a paper published in Nature’s open access journal Scientific Reports.
Common antibiotics could cause serious eye emergency
Commonly prescribed antibiotics used to everything from respiratory illnesses to urinary tract infections have been linked to a higher risk of retinal detachment, a medical emergency that without rapid treatment could cause vision loss and blindness.
Bacterium may increase risk for type 2 diabetes
A type of ulcer-causing bacterium may be linked to the development of type 2 diabetes in overweight and obese adults, and may offer clues on how to prevent the development of diabetes in these individuals in the future, according to