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A spa resort near Croatia’s capital Zagreb uses a derivative extracted from crude oil deposits to treat skin diseases and arthritis. The treatments in Ivanic Grad are attracting a growing number of patients from home and abroad. 427 more words


Thursday Interview: Dead Rat

– Now, you’re far from your average dead rat which not a lot happens to apart from getting eaten by crows. You were selected to get sent through the post. 714 more words


Treating gum disease can reduce prostrate inflammation

Case Western Reserve University says that treating gum disease reduced symptoms of prostate inflammation, called prostatitis, report researchers. Previous studies have found a link between gum disease and prostatitis, a disease that inflames the gland that produces semen. 37 more words


Oral spores from harmless C. difficile can prevent more infection by C. difficile

Loyola University Health System says that in what is a major step towards the prevention of recurring bouts of Clostridium difficile (Cdiff) infection, an international team of researchers has shown that giving spores of non-toxic Cdiff by mouth is effective in stopping repeated bouts of Cdiff infection which occurs in 25-30 percent of patients who suffer an initial episode of diarrhea or colitis. 33 more words


Living and Giving

I want to diverge from my relationship theme for the moment, as I tend to do from time to time.

What is on my mind today is diabetes and what it has to do with the reasons doctors cannot seem to find a cure. 452 more words


May 6 - Bite Me!

Today’s factismal: Mosquitoes pollinate many types of flower including goldenrod and orchids.

The mosquito is the “little fly” (the literal translation of its name from Portuguese) that everyone loves to hate. 429 more words


My Get Up and Go...

…has got up and went. I lived through the “winter that wouldn’t end” most of us in New England feel that way, I think. We are supposed to have four seasons on this coast. 268 more words

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