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What to know about breast yeast infection

What to know about breast yeast infection

A breast yeast infection is a type of inflammatory skin condition that develops in skin folds. A yeast infection, also called candidiasis, occurs when Candida yeasts grow uncontrollably. A yeast infection can develop in many different parts of the body, including the: mouth and throat esophagus vagina penis anus skin Candida yeasts are a type […]

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What to know about anal yeast infection

What to know about anal yeast infection

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. A yeast infection develops when Candida fungi, which is a type of yeast, grow uncontrollably on the surface of the skin or in mucous membranes inside the body. People can develop yeast infections anywhere inside or […]

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Can apple cider vinegar help treat Candida?

Can apple cider vinegar help treat Candida?

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Can diet help with candida infections?

Can diet help with candida infections?

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E. coli infections linked to poor hygiene, not contaminated food

E. coli infections linked to poor hygiene, not contaminated food

The bacterium Escherichia coli is normally present in both human and animal guts. However, some strains of E. coli have developed resistance to antibiotics and can cause dangerous infections. But how do these harmful bacteria end up infecting people? Share on PinterestA new study warns that humans come into contact with dangerous bacteria, mostly because […]

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Common drugs may alter gut bacteria and increase health risks

Common drugs may alter gut bacteria and increase health risks

A new study has found that many common drugs — including those that treat diabetes, digestive problems, bacterial infections, and even depression — could actually predispose people to certain types of infection by affecting the balance of their gut microbiome. Many common drugs can significantly alter the human gut microbiome. Prescription drugs help treat diseases, […]

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Gut microbiota may ‘prevent and cure’ rotavirus

Gut microbiota may ‘prevent and cure’ rotavirus

An accidental discovery in mice may lead to a cure for one of the world’s most deadly infections. Share on PinterestResearchers have identified a bacterial species in the gut microbiota that protects against highly contagious rotavirus (pictured). The World Health Organization (WHO) estimate that each year, 215,000 children worldwide under the age of 5 years […]

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What to know about post-viral syndrome

What to know about post-viral syndrome

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Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs

Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are one of the biggest threats to global health. As researchers scramble to find solutions, a recent study concludes that a compound found in green tea might boost existing drugs. A recent study investigated epigallocatechin, which is a compound in green tea. Antibiotics have proven essential for treating bacterial infections since doctors […]