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    Default Monash University Study Finds Way To Disarm Dangerous Bacteria

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    August 13 2019

    In Australia, more than 10,000 patients a year acquire a serious bacterial infection called Clostridioides difficile, often while in hospital, resulting in the death of up to 300 people per year. The Centers for Disease Control in the United States (US) call C. difficile a major health threat causing half a million infections and 15,000 deaths every year in the US (around 40 deaths per day). The bacterium thrives in the large intestine when the gut environment has been disrupted by antibiotics.

    Read more: https://www.monash.edu/discovery-ins...erous-bacteria

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    Default Re: Monash University Study Finds Way To Disarm Dangerous Bacteria

    Well that's encouraging news. Nice change to read something positive!
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    Default Re: Monash University Study Finds Way To Disarm Dangerous Bacteria

    I keep an eye out for positive news, but it can be hard to find.

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    Default Re: Monash University Study Finds Way To Disarm Dangerous Bacteria

    Julieanne, you and Islander consistently provide positive nutrition and health news. We appreciate your daily efforts!! This article is especially positive to me because the study found not only a possible cure for C. diff. but anthrax too. Two for one!!

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