Tag: "clostridium" at medical news
Probiotics – a probable treatment for Autis
...on’s team. They found high levels of the bacterium clostridium
in the samples from autistic children. "Whatever...stro problems. More speculatively, some species of clostridium
could produce toxins that affected the brain, possibly causing autistic symptoms," said Prof Gibson....
Two Brands of Pesto Recalled in Quebec, Ontario
... types, Blue Cheese pesto may be contaminated with clostridium
botulinum, which may cause botulism resulting in respiratory failure, paralysis or death. The Sundried Tomatoes pesto contains sulphites which are not declared on the label. People with sensitivities to sulphites — compounds used as preservatives —...
Baby Food Recalled in Singapore After US Alert
...chdog said the baby food "may be contaminated with clostridium
botulinum, which can cause botulism, a life-threatening illness," the Singapore authority noted. No illnesses have been reported to the US agency or the manufacturer. The Singapore agency advised consumers who have bought the baby food to discard...
Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US
...often associated with home canning. The bacteria clostridium
botulinum is commonly found in soil and can produce nerve toxins under certain conditions. Botulinum toxin has become so rare in canned foods that Americans may be more familiar with it in a much-diluted form, as the anti-wrinkle treatment Botox, whi...
Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland
...ound almost all of the infections of the super bug clostridium
difficile were found in elderly and medical wardsShe said if infections were cut by 30 per cent, the NHS could save 55 million a year. Ms Sturgeon said this money could pay for an extra 8,000 patients to be treated. Willie Duffy, from health union U...