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Maternal obesity, chances of death of adult offspring and some research suggestions

Increased chances of death of adult offspring of obese mothers (Credit: Jug Jones/Digital Journal)Main Point:

Researchers have found that maternal obesity during pregnancy increases the chances of premature death in adult offsprings. Continue reading Maternal obesity, chances of death of adult offspring and some research suggestions

Some recent findings related to Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a gram-positive bacterium responsible for a severe form of diarrhea and other intestinal diseases. Most importantly, it causes infection after the use of antibiotics to treat bacterial infection. It can also cause one of the severe inflammations of the colon i.e. pseudomembranous colitis. According to CDC reports, diarrhea caused by C. difficile is linked to 14000 deaths in America annually. Continue reading Some recent findings related to Clostridium difficile