Antibiotics

Common Antibiotics Could Be Linked to Crohns Disease

Researchers found an association between Crohn's disease & antibiotics. Yet, nobody knows what causes Crohns Disease-a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

The drug metronidazole and a class of antimicrobials known as quinolones were related to new onset of IBD among a large number of patients who had taken the drugs.

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Antibiotics Kill Good Bacteria

Not only are antibiotics good guys that do many beneficial things for you, including building and maintaining your immune strength and kill off infection-producing culprits, yet they slay good gut-dwelling bacteria that protect you from gastrointestinal distress.


Antibiotics Kill Good Bacteria
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Indian Council of Medical Research Looking at Probiotics as an Alternative to Antibiotics

Could probiotics - good bacteria, become an alternative to antibiotics that are fast becoming resistant?
This is what the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) wants to find out.

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