Navigation Links
Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection

s (including lactose) and other carbohydrates into lactic acid. Experts found that drinking Actimel, a yoghurt-type drink, reduced the chance of people over 50 getting diarrhoea linked to the potentially-lethal bug. It also cut their risk of diarrhoea related to antibiotic treatment and researchers predicted it could save the NHS money.

Those given the probiotic drink had suffered far less diarrhoea. Only 12% developed antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, compared with 34% of the group given the long-life milkshake. No-one in the probiotic group had diarrhoea linked to C diff, compared with 17% in the long-life milkshake group.

C diff is responsible for around 15 to 25% of all cases of diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use, mostly occurring in older people after they have stopped taking their antibiotic course, the researchers noted.

Dr Hickson said: "We are not saying that a probiotic can cure C diff because the trial was to prevent the diarrhoea associated with it from happening. The trial found no cases of C diff diarrhoea among those who received the probiotic. It will reduce the risk of getting diarrhoea and this would apply not only to patients taking broad-spectrum antibiotics in hospital but also those taking them at home."


'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Probiotics can help
2. Presence of Beneficial Bacteria in Probiotic Drinks Mere Tall Claims
3. Probiotics – a probable treatment for Autis
4. New Probiotic Supplement, Promotes Digestive Health and Boosts Immune System
5. Weight-Loss Drinks Can Make You Gassy
6. Sugar - Sweetened Drinks Found To Increase Risk of Diabetes
7. The Link Between Caffeine Drinks And Obesity
8. Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks
9. Soft Drinks May Reduce Esophageal Cancer Risk
10. Soft Drinks Can Strengthen Memory Power
11. High Levels Of Cancer Chemical Found In Soft Drinks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection

(Date:7/13/2014)... The report “Micronutrient Market by Type (Zinc, ... Non Chelated), Application Mode (Soil, Foliar, Fertigation), Crop ... to 2018” defines and segments the global agriculture ... the global value and volume for agriculture micronutrients. ... for the global agriculture micronutrients market with an ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 13, 2014 MarketsandMarkets recently conducted ... Modeling; 3D Scanning; 3D rendering; Layout and Animation; ... (2013 - 2018)”, which analyzes and studies the ... America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and ... draws the competitive landscape of the 3D imaging ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Athletes ... longer recovery period from concussions, according to research presented ... ( AOSSM ) Annual Meeting. The research marks the ... concussion based on the known physical events that occur ... patients with a long allele in the (GT)n genotype ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 Recently, MyDressCity.com, one ... women’s special occasion outfits, has released its new range ... the new products are available at discounted prices. Worldwide ... 2014. , In the company’s online shop, there ... of them are made with great materials. MyDressCity.com’s hot ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... COPENHAGEN, July 13, 2014 A decreased ability ... cognitive impairment and Alzheimer,s disease, while examinations of ... a protein associated with Alzheimer,s, in the brain, ... reported today at the Alzheimer,s Association International Conference ... of the studies, the decreased ability to identify ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Genetic Factors May Be Responsible for Slowing Concussion Recovery in Athletes 2Health News:Cheap Elegant Quinceanera Dresses Unveiled by MyDressCity.com 2Health News:Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early 2Health News:Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early 3Health News:Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early 4Health News:Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early 5Health News:Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early 6Health News:Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer's early 7
... KR ) said today,it is recalling Private Selection Peanut ... butter in the ice cream was supplied by,Peanut Corporation of ... following names are included in this recall: City Market, ... Stores the company operates under the following names ...
... factors are just as reliable, researchers say, , , MONDAY, ... variation is associated with an increased risk for heart ... who is likely to get heart disease any more ... , There has been continuing excitement in recent years ...
... early-stage lung cancer are not seen when patients are ... January issue of Archives of Surgery , one ... deaths in the United States than any other cancer, ... surgery to remove a portion of the lungprovides the ...
... received recommended care did better, regardless of race, study ... disparities between white and black patients with early-stage lung ... to a U.S. study that included nearly 18,000 patients. ... lung (pulmonary resection) provides the best chance of a ...
... of blood pressure, other factors may be boosting survival, ... First-time heart attacks in the United States aren,t as ... a long-running study finds. , "We know that deaths ... Meyerson, director of the cardiovascular disease prevention program at ...
... specializing in healthcare services at Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. ... highest ranking in a national survey for the second ... place award for its work in the Financial Enterprise ... Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kroger Recalls Select Ice Cream Products Due to Possible Health Risk 2Health News:Genetic Data May Not Boost Heart Disease Predictions 2Health News:Study examines racial disparities in survival among patients diagnosed with lung cancer 2Health News:Optimal Treatment Boosts Blacks' Lung Cancer Survival 2Health News:U.S. Heart Attacks Becoming Less Severe 2Health News:U.S. Heart Attacks Becoming Less Severe 3Health News:ACS is 'Best in KLAS' for Healthcare Financial Implementation Services for Second Consecutive Year 2Health News:ACS is 'Best in KLAS' for Healthcare Financial Implementation Services for Second Consecutive Year 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 ... "Scintillator Market by Composition of Material, Application (Healthcare, ... others), End Product (Personal Instrument, Hand-Held Instruments, Fixed, ... and Analysis to 2013 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... CAGR of 5.62% from 2014 to 2020, and ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... -- Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, with Wound Care Specialists, ... new outpatient wound healing center.  The wound healing ... hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include diabetic ... leg wounds related to blood flow issues, post-surgical ... wounds which are complex and demonstrate delayed healing. ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... On Thursday, July 10, 2014, the ... Industrial Average finished the day 0.42% lower at 16,915.07, and ... were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended ... Index ended the day at 711.88, down 0.02%, while the ... has initiated coverage on the following equities: Covidien PLC (NYSE: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 2Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 3Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 4Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, With Wound Care Specialists, Opens Outpatient Wound Healing And Hyperbaric Center 2Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 2Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 3Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 4
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: Dental Implants and ... and Market Forecasts to 2016 ... Implants and Biomaterials - Global Pipeline Analysis, ...
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Hospital Mammography Census ... the most comprehensive European market report on the ... Mammography, R&F, Angiography, CT, MRI,) and radiology IT ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Dental Implants and Biomaterials - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016 2Reportlinker Adds Dental Implants and Biomaterials - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016 3Reportlinker Adds Hospital Mammography Census 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: