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gut microbes

Could antibiotics up heart disease risk?

Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.

Are you a prospective poop donor?

Fecal transplants are used to treat infection with Clostridium difficile, an opportunistic bacteria that can cause death if it gains a foothold in the gut.

Probiotics: Just what the doctor ordered

Along with diet changes and medications, probiotics can bring relief from inflammatory bowel disease.

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