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Zinc Negatively Impacts C. difficile Disease Course
  |  Rachel Lutz
Researchers from Vanderbilt University used mice models in order to demonstrate the affects of zinc on the course of a C. difficile infection.
Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Launches in New York City
  |  Rachel Lutz
Three New York City area medical centers teamed up with the FDNY to launch the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), an emergency transport vehicle specifically fitted to answer to patients who experiencing symptoms of strokes.
Gut Mast Cells Are Influenced by Antiobiotics
  |  Rachel Lutz
Gut microbiota can influence intestinal mast cells (MMC) activation through the ingestion of fat, according to findings published in Gastroenterology.
Potential Cause of Atypical Celiac Disease Determined
  |  Rachel Lutz
According to findings published in Stem Cells, Intestinal homeostasis could be one of the mechanisms responsible for atypical celiac disease and colorectal cancer.
iPad Games Could Diagnose Autism in Children
  |  Rachel Lutz
Diagnosing children with autism could get easier – by introducing the user of iPad games into the process, according to findings published in Scientific Reports.
Consumer Reports Compiles List of Hospitals by Rates of C. difficile Infection
  |  Rachel Lutz
Many major hospitals that admit varied patients with a wide breadth of ailments, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, have high rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection, according to the report.
Strong Social Circles Shorten Stays in Stroke Rehab Facilities
  |  Rachel Lutz
Stroke patients stayed in the rehabilitation facilities for an average of about 16 days, but half of the patients were discharged about one day earlier than expected. Patients without social support were typically associated with lower odds of a short stay in the group of stroke patients.
Gastric Stem Cells a Theoretical Future Intestinal Treatment
  |  Rachel Lutz
Future treatment options for stomach ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease, and alcoholic liver disease can come from stem cell transplants, according to a series of new studies.
Few Adults with Depression Receive Treatment
  |  Rachel Lutz
Depression is widely under treated; findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine estimated that less than one-third of adults with depression receive treatment.

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