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August 2015

Antibiotic Use May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

September 02, 2015


There appears to be a positive correlation between higher antibiotic use and the development of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Neglect of Skin Wounds Is a Risk Factor for Becoming a Carrier of S. Aureus

August 30, 2015


A new study in BMC Public Health finds that neglect of skin wounds is an independent and strong risk factor for becoming a carrier of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a dangerous pathogen that can cause infections and lead to life-threatening infectious diseases.