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Proton Pump Inhibitors Decrease Diversity in Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk for Complications ROCHESTER, Minn. — Before reaching for that daily antacid, you might consider what it’s doing to the trillions of bugs living in your gut. A new Mayo Clinic study in the open access journal Microbiome shows that people who regularly take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have less diversity among [...]

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Los síntomas gastrointestinales que se presentan de manera súbita no son necesariamente causa de preocupación

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Tengo 44 años y gozo de buena salud. Dos semanas atrás, después de comer en un restaurante, me sentí muy enferma (diarrea sanguinolenta y cólicos abdominales intensos durante tres días). Los análisis de material fecal no revelaron ningún signo de intoxicación alimentaria, y me dijeron que mis [...]

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Tuesday Q and A: GI symptoms that come on quickly not always a concern

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and in good health. Two weeks ago I became very ill (bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal cramping for three days) after eating at a restaurant. The stool samples did not show any sign of food-borne disease, and I was told my symptoms were probably [...]

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Mayo Clinic Health Letter de abril de 2012

Estos son los puntos más destacados de la edición de abril de Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Mejor acondicionamiento físico puede reducir al mínimo el dolor de la escoliosis ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 11 de abril de 2012.  La escoliosis adulta, que consiste en el desarrollo de una curvatura asimétrica con torcedura [...]

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C. Diff Infections Becoming More Common, Severe

NOTE: UPDATED EMBARBO TIME OF 8AM ET ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 17, 2012.  Clostridium difficile infections are becoming more common and more severe in hospitalized children and the elderly, in large part due to greater use of antibiotics, Mayo Clinic researchers report in studies being presented at the American College [...]

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Incidence of C. diff Infection Increasing

Rochester, Minn. — May 17, 2012.  A study presented by Mayo Clinic researchers during Digestive Disease Week 2012 provides clear evidence that the number of people contracting the hard-to-control and treat bacterial infection Clostridium difficile (C. difficile or C. diff) is increasing, and that the infection is commonly contracted outside [...]

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Deadly Stomach Infection Rising in Community Settings

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a sometimes deadly stomach bug, Clostridium difficile, is on the rise in outpatient settings. Clostridium difficile is a serious bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. These findings were presented at the 2009 American College of Gastroenterology [...]

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