E. coli Culprits: Uncovering the Surprising Link Between Meat and Urinary Tract Infections

E. coli Culprits: Uncovering the Surprising Link Between Meat and Urinary Tract Infections

E. coli, a bacteria notorious for causing food poisoning, may also be responsible for nearly half a million urinary tract infections (UTIs) each year, according to a recent study. Although UTIs are highly prevalent, with over half of all women experiencing at least one in their lifetime, most E. coli strains are harmless and naturally reside in the human gut as part of the body’s “microbiome.”

Chobani yogurt recalled – 170 fell sick

170 reportedly sickened by mold in Chobani yogurt – Complaints double from people attributing sickness to Chobani yogurt – As of September 13, the FDA received a total of 170 complaints associated with Chobani. The various issues reported continue to be cramps, nausea, headache and diarrhea. The complaints were submitted by individuals in Arizona, Delaware, New York, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, California, Indiana and Florida.

Health effects of climate change in UK

Climate change is perhaps the most significant environmental problem which mankind will face in the coming century. Efforts to reduce the extent of climate change are of course important, but it is likely that we will have to deal with at least some impacts on health. – The possible health effects of climate change are set out in a report published by the Department of Health, UK (DH) and the Health Protection Agency (HPA).