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Urinary Tract Infections and Antibiotics: Some points to seriously ponder on.

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I would like all the women folk and young girls on the other side of the screen to read this article published in the magazine Popular Science.

UTIs are one of the common problems that we all have come across. Also, we know that in recent times the antibiotic resistance of the microbial community has dreaded the medical fraternity in some or the other way.  Research has been done that claims that antibiotics have made UTIs to treat a bit difficult. Bacteria being resistant to antibiotics do not flush out completely leading to re-occurrence of the infection, that is, the recurrent UTIs (RUTI). But anti biotic use is not only the sole reason behind RUTIs. There are other reasons too that are cited in the article. Follow the link below.

http://www.popsci.com/uti-recurrent-antibiotic-resistance#page-2

 

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Its National Nutrition Week.

The first week of September is marked as National Nutrition Week. This year the motto of the programme is Better Child Health, which is very crucial for everyone and especially the expecting and new mums. It is, in fact, necessary for them to know about the importance of proper nutrition and dietary facts for the future generation as well as about themselves which would help in building a healthier and stable society.

follow the links below.

http://www.ndtv.com/food/national-nutrition-week-2017-a-quick-guide-to-infant-feeding-essentials-1745861

https://www.nhp.gov.in/

 

Back with a bang!

Hello everyone!

From past several months, I was not active on my blog. The reason being I was enjoying the new bond of love with my firstborn. Though my followers’ list is not long yet for the kind ones who’ve been reading my posts here’s a good news- AM BACK !

I would try my level best to keep posting and updating you with the latest breakthroughs in the biological world, however, the number of posts may be a handful – all thanks to my zestful, perky young boy, nonetheless, I’ll make sure you will enjoy.

Signing off,

Keep reading , Keep learning!

Curd: A probiotic supplement that help reduce the risk of Breast Cancer.

curd.jpgCurd is known to be one of the best supplements of good bacteria and also for its rich calcium content. It helps improve digestion. Recent studies showed that it also helps reduce the risk of breast cancer as the good health-promoting bacteria it provides with, Lactobacillus and Streptococcus, possess anti-carcinogenic properties.

http://food.ndtv.com/health/another-reason-to-eat-curd-daily-it-may-reduce-breast-cancer-risk-1423922

Gene mutation causing Multiple Sclerosis cracked.

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Investigators at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver have cracked down the first gene mutation linked to the occurrence of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is a neurodegenerative disorder wherein  the immune system attacks the myelin sheath of the nerves which eventually hinders the flow of information between brain and the body. The brain and the spinal cord are majorly affected.

The researchers found a missense mutation of the NR1H3 gene from the families with multiple cases of MS and concluded it to be one of the major reasons for the decreased myelin sheath production.

For more details click

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160601132134.htm