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Why your UTI keeps coming back
Blame the pills you've been popping.
Antibiotics could replace surgery for some kids with appendicitis
For certain groups, taking a course of antibiotics for appendicitis can be just as effective as surgery.
Modern surgery wouldn’t be possible without this one key drug
An excerpt from The Invention of Surgery, by David Schneider.
Your home’s microbiome, revealed
Here’s what you need to know about the bacteria, fungi, and viruses in your house.
Bacteria can change inside of us to beat antibiotics
New evidence reveals that sneaky cells allow diseases like UTIs to flare up over and over again.
‘Prob-eye-otics’ could be the future of eye disease treatment
Ophthalmologists are feeling inspired by the eyeball microbiome.
One-quarter of antibiotic prescriptions aren’t necessary
And that's a conservative estimate.
Many folks with appendicitis could skip surgery
A new study suggests a cocktail of antibiotics can work just as well.
Antidepressants might contribute to antibiotic resistance
But even if they do, they're not our biggest concern.
My ancestor died of a splinter. Wait, what?
Little bumps and blisters used to kill.