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Antibiotics

Keeping gut bacteria in balance could help delay age-related diseases, UCLA study finds

Reed Hutchinson/UCLA,, 10 SEP-2015
Why do some people remain healthy into their 80s and beyond, while others age faster and suffer serious diseases decades earlier?

The power of horseradish

By Du Toit: (NaturalNews) The root of horseradish has been used for thousands of years in herbal medicines as a remedy for many different physical ailments, but unfortunately most people nowadays think of it as just another condiment for their roast beef dinner or sandwiches. Besides the added flavor, there is a very good reason it is eaten with meats - it's a very powerful digestive aid that helps the body break down the toughest of proteins. Horseradish can be purchased at health food stores and grocery stores or better yet, grown at home.

Animal feed tainted with hidden antibiotics kills 223 calves, farmer's lawsuit claims

By Gutierrez: (NaturalNews) A dairy farmer is suing a livestock feed supplier for failure to properly label feed as containing antibiotics after more than 200 of the farmer's calves died from toxic levels of the drugs.

The case was filed by Calvin Berwald, owner of Sokota Dairy, in Jerauld County Circuit Court in South Dakota. It alleges that Berwald paid $319 per ton for 400 tons of feed from defendant Stan's Inc, including starter feed intended for calves.

How to detoxify from antibiotics and other antimicrobials

By Edwards: (NaturalNews) Antibiotics and other antimicrobials are everywhere. Even if you are trying to avoid them, they are found in the majority of conventional meats, in our tap water, and in soaps, mouthwash, and toothpaste. It is difficult to avoid exposure, but the effort is a worthwhile endeavor.

Antibiotics Used in Meat Operations

Costco stops selling antibiotic laden chicken in response to consumer demand

By Martin: (NaturalNews) Costco has decided to phase out the sale of chickens that have been treated with shared-use antibiotics. This is a big win in a few ways. First, the low levels of antibiotics meant for human use that find their way into the raising of conventional meat make the antibiotics less effective, as they only succeed in killing the low level bacteria and creating antibiotic resistant superbugs by allowing the stronger strains to survive.

Antibiotics cause woman to burn from the inside out, skin falls off

By Lilley:(NaturalNews) If ever there was a situation to prove, once again, that taking another person's medication can produce life-threatening results, it's the unfortunate story of California college student Yassmeen Castanada. The mother of a four-month-old daughter is wrapped entirely in bandages, 70 percent of her body covered in blisters from head to toe as she suffers from Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a very rare condition that can occur from a drug reaction. The syndrome causes the skin to burn because its barrier function becomes severely compromised.(1)

Firebugs survive by harvesting nutrients from their gut flora

By Devon:(NaturalNews) Genetics are not a onetime deal, handed down through birth. Fate doesn't rest on genes alone. Nature is more interconnected than that; gene expression is influenced by proteins, enzymes, and bacterial hosts. Larger organisms are directly impacted by invisible hosts, the bacteria living inside.

Kitchen cutting boards infected with drug-resistant bacteria


Cutting boards in home and hospital kitchens may be sources of drug-resistant bacteria, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland and published in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology in March.