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Which are the foods that can contain staphylococcus aureus?

Which are the foods that can contain staphylococcus aureus?

Many foods: Staph aureus food poisoning diarrhea and severe abdominal pain, starting within 30 minutes to 8 hours of eating the contaminated food and lasting about 1 day. Common foods at risk are salads made with mayonnaise and eggs, cream filled pastries, but any food that is not served at the recommended temperature can harbor the bacteria. ...Read more

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What are some genera of bacteria that contain mostly pathogenic species...As opposed to genera of bacteria that only contain a few pathogenic species?

What are some genera of bacteria that contain mostly pathogenic species...As opposed to genera of bacteria that only contain a few pathogenic species?

The Microbiome... : Great thought question. However, you are assuming we know all the community of species of bacteria in the body (aka. The microbiome). Recently, we have discovered thousands of genera in our body through molecular techniques (most don't even have a name yet). Though it's tempting to generalize, the question you pose can't be answered with any reliability with what we know today. ...Read more

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Foods that allow microorganisms to grow are called?

Foods that allow microorganisms to grow are called?

Nutrients: All living things require sources of energy and building blocks for proteins, nucleic acids, etc. ...Read more

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Which are the foods that contains sodium?

Which are the foods that contains sodium?

Almost everything: You will be surprised at how many foods contain sodium. Look on the label, and it will tell you how much sodium the product has. It is truly amazing. ...Read more

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I'm incredibly sensitive to any artificial sweetener (maltodextrin, erythritol, etc). Which kinds are the LEAST laxative causing? Which are the worst?

I'm incredibly sensitive to any artificial sweetener (maltodextrin, erythritol, etc). Which kinds are the LEAST laxative causing? Which are the worst?

Non absorbable sugar: A sugar-like sweetener that is not absorbed can be an "osmotic laxative" because it pulls water with it into the bowels. For any noticeable effect, it needs to be consumed in large quantities (many teaspoons/day). This can happen with Xylitol. Aspartame, saccharin, Stevia, and sucralose do not have this effect. ...Read more

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Which types of foods are known to cause inflammation in the body?

Which types of foods are known to cause inflammation in the body?

Mostly fats: Saturated fats predispose to an inflammatory state, in part, by promoting obesity. Some the lectin may induce mild inflammation in the intestine, such as that caused by kidney beans, but this type of inflammation is not harmful, just caused flatulance and loose bowel movement. Some proteins in meats, such as carnitine, may be altered by bacteria in the gut to pro-inflammatory substances. ...Read more

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What are botanical plants that are commonly found in our kitchen that can be used as medicines?

What are botanical plants that are commonly found in our kitchen that can be used as medicines?

Though many plants: Or botanicals can be and have been used as "folk remedies" and even a few as sources for real medicine, self-diagnosing and treating individuals have fools for patients! medical school wouldn't take so long and require such high gpas if non-physicians could all just take a few plants and "cure" what ails them. If you're sick, please see a doctor; the life you save may be your own! ...Read more

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Can the flesh-eating bacteria be both aerobic and anaerobic? Are the treatments different depending on which type?

Can the flesh-eating bacteria be both aerobic and anaerobic? Are the treatments different depending on which type?

Yes and yes: There frequently are combined anaerobic and aerobic ionfections causing flesh-eating (necrotizing) disease. The antibiotics used to treat them are tailored to the causative bacteria. Surgery (removal of the dead and infected tissue) is part of the treatment. ...Read more

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Can you please list the most common human diseases caused by bacteria of the bacillus genus?

Can you please list the most common human diseases caused by bacteria of the bacillus genus?

Several diseases...: The genus bacillus includes several gram positive spore forming bacterial types. These can cause many forms of infections including but not necessarily limited to "anthrax", gastroenteritis, blood stream infections, and infections of the heart called endocarditis. ...Read more

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What are the parasites and bacterias usually in the gut? Can they be associated with autism?

What are the parasites and bacterias usually in the gut? Can they be associated with autism?

Intestinal bacteria,: yeast or parasites don't. cause Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Chromosomal Microarray testing has found over 100 copy repeat errors, fewer or more than 1 copy of a small gene sequence from either parent that increase susceptibility to ASD. Epigenetic factors that alter function , but not structure or sequence of fetal genes, like low folate (folic acid) levels at conception, alcohol & the flu also increase risk ...Read more

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How common are substances that cause cancer in the environment?

How common are substances that cause cancer in the environment?

Very Common: Cancer-causing substances include uv radiation from the sun, radon, chemicals from agricultural that get into the water supply, certain types of plastics like bpa, and many others. A report from the president's cancer panel gives more details. Go to: http://deainfo.Nci.Nih.Gov/advisory/pcp/annualreports/pcp08-09rpt/pcp_report_08-09_508.Pdf. ...Read more

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Which kinds of drugs is the least dangerous & which ones are the most? **just curious**

Which kinds of drugs is the least dangerous & which ones are the most? **just curious**

Too Broad: This question, to answer, would take up a ten pound textbook. What do you mean by drugs? Medications? Supplements? Illegal substances? Taking any medication without the doctor's input is very dangerous. There is risk to health and risk to legal standing within your community. ...Read more

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What are some bacteria that are commonly considered normal flora in the sputum and throat swab?

What are some bacteria that are commonly considered normal flora in the sputum and throat swab?

Too many to list: Several dozen are commonly found. The complexity will be apparent to you as you review http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1287824/ ...Read more

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Which is more dangerous: bird flu or the growing problem of antibiotic resistant bacteria and why?

Which is more dangerous: bird flu or the growing problem of antibiotic resistant bacteria and why?

At this point,: Only a couple of hundred people in the world have died from h5n1 and probably more than that number die daily from drug resistant bugs. At this point, there is no contest. ...Read more

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