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  • Cui Bono? Who Benefits From Our Microbiome? - Part II
    Cui Bono? Who Benefits From Our Microbiome? - Part II

    On the face of it, one would think that the bacteria in our bodies benefit far more from their association with us than we do from our association with them. We give them places to hide out, protected ...

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  • My Microbiome and Me: United we Stand, Divided we Fight
    My Microbiome and Me: United we Stand, Divided we Fight

    In this current climate of isolationist sentiment, both political and medical, it is difficult to conceive of the concept of friendly cooperation among all our parts. And yet we have always known that ...

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  • Clostridium difficile Infection in the 21st Century – Part II
    Clostridium difficile Infection in the 21st Century – Part II

    We know that C diff infection is a big problem in healthcare settings – hospitals, nursing homes, other forms of care homes – because those who are most vulnerable to the effects of the infection are ...

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  • Clostridium Difficile Infection in the 21st Century - Part I
    Clostridium Difficile Infection in the 21st Century - Part I

    Definition of Clostridium difficile infection : CDI is defined by the presence of symptoms (usually diarrhea and/or pain and huge dilatation of the colon – called toxic megacolon) and laboratory ...

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