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Gut Bacteria Interact with Vitamin D Blood Levels

Gut Bacteria Interact with Vitamin D Blood Levels

It is important to realize that a University of California San Diego study group found how gut bacteria interact with vitamin D blood levels. Usually clinicians rely on 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) levels to assess whether patients are vitamin D deficient. However, this study found
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Life Expectancy In The US Drops

Life Expectancy In The US Drops

The life expectancy in the US drops; but this is for the third year that it has gone down. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains in this video that there are three factors that are mainly responsible for this: suicides have increased significantly; alcohol abuse has gone up resulting in the deadl
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are On The Rise

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are On The Rise

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2018 shows that sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) are on the rise.     Here are the hard facts from the CDC Doctors diagnosed gonorrhea 67% more in 2018 than in 2017 in women. This means that gonorrhea increased f
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Dog Licks May Not Be Harmless

Dog Licks May Not Be Harmless

Recently there have been several reports that show that dog licks may not be harmless. Harmless appearing dog licks turned into a serious disease. Even puppies can transmit bacteria that can cause diarrhea in its owners. The first story I am reporting on concerns puppies that transmit
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New Antibiotic Lugdunin Against Resistant Bugs

New Antibiotic Lugdunin Against Resistant Bugs

Researchers at Tübingen University, Germany have found a new antibiotic lugdunin against resistant bugs as the BBC reported. This report is based on a scientific publication published on the previous day. The researchers analyzed the natural bacteria in the hair of people’s nost
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