Antibiotic Use May Increase the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

According to a review, the more antibiotic prescriptions that individuals 60 and older received, the higher their risk was of developing inflammatory bowel disease, which suggests antibiotic use to be an explanation for some of the increase in cases of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease …

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Antibiotics Have Negative Impact on Gut Microbes of Newborn Babies

Research indicates that antibiotic treatment for babies in the 1st week of life is associated with a reduction in healthy bacteria needed for digesting milk as well as increased antimicrobial resistance. According to the researchers, physicians should consider making use of antibiotics in a way …

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