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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Microbiome therapeutic beats placebo for recurrent C. difficile

(HealthDay)—An investigational microbiome therapeutic composed of purified Firmicutes spores, SER-109, is superior to placebo for treatment of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection, according to a study published ...

Medical research

Supplement appears to boost muscle, mitochondria health

An oral supplement intended to stimulate a natural body process appears to promote muscle endurance and mitochondrial health in humans. New research suggests that the supplement, urolithin A, may help improve or prolong muscle ...

Cardiology

The journey to a pig heart transplant began 60 years ago

On Friday, January 7 2022, David Bennett became the world's first person to successfully receive a transplant of a pig's heart. The eight-hour-long operation by surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Catching up with omicron

Back around Thanksgiving, many families—older members newly boosted and young children freshly vaccinated—felt comfortable gathering to celebrate. Fast forward a month, and some of those winter celebrations took on a ...

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