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C-Dif/ Extreme Diarrhea - Prevention

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Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Gives C-Dif Infection Control Guidelines
Posted by Health Editor

Infection Control Guidelines Guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Includes both guidelines for patient protection and for protection of health care workers. Isolation, prote...

Scientific Article Discusses Spread of C-Dif
Posted by Health Editor

Infection control measures to limit the spread of Clostridium difficile, Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany. This abstract of a scientific article provides a good summary of how the...

What Exactly are Probiotics?
Posted by Health Editor

What health benefits do probiotics offer? MayoClinic.com. There is encouraging evidence that probiotics may help treat or prevent diarrhea, especially following treatment with certain antibiotics. »View Info

See Archives of Additional Classic Sources on C-Dif/ Extreme Diarrhea – Prevention.

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Stop the Spread of Viruses and Germs at Home
January 15, 2013 Posted by Senior Editor
Stop the Spread of Viruses and Germs at Home

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article and video are updated from an earlier version that appeared on HelpingYouCare® October 9, 2011. They contain important health and prevention reminders which are particularly relevant as we currently face a widespread flu e...

New Digestive Disorders White Paper Issued by Johns Hopkins
April 15, 2012 Posted by Editor
New Digestive Disorders White Paper Issued by Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Medicine has issued a new research White Paper, The 2012 Johns Hopkins Digestive Disorders White Paper, written by H. Franklin Herlong, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, Clinical Hepatology at Johns Hopkins University Sc...

Proper Hand Washing May Prevent 80% of All Infections
January 29, 2011 Posted by Editor

Watch this Video by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and learn how to wash your hands properly. Scientists estimate that up to 80% of all infections are spread by hand contact, and could be avoided by washing hands often en...

Private Hospital ICU Rooms Found to Reduce Infection Rate Significantly
January 11, 2011 Posted by Editor

Patients in Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICU) often acquire infections, imposing a heavy human and financial burden. A new study published January 10, 2011 in the Archives of Internal Medicine found and documented that private rooms in hospital inte...

Clostridium difficile-associated disease: New challenges from an established pathogen
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by L. Clifford McDonald MD and Rebecca H. Sunenshine, MD, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contains good discussion of prevention of C-Dif. >>View Info

A lowfat yogurt that helps naturally regulate the digestive system, ACTIVIA® by Dannon®
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Clinically proven to help regulate the digestive system when eaten daily for two weeks. May help prevent diarrhea and possibly C-Dif, by building up the natural bacteria that reside in the digestive track, which naturally fight against the C-Dif bacte...

Product Information for Florastor®, Saccharomyces boulardii lyo
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Probiotic shown by scientific studies to have a beneficial effect on intestinal health and maintaining normal bowel function. The capsule dissolves in the stomach and releases the saccaromyces boulardii lyo yeast cells within 30 minutes of ingestion. ...

Introduction to C-Dif
October 5, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Making Sense of … C-Diff; Clostridium Difficile by Azodium.com. Good basic introduction to C-Dif, what it is, and how it is transmitted, diagnosed, and treated, with a particularly good discussion of measures that can be taken to prevent this i...

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