How to prevent unwanted side effects of antibiotics

Sometimes, pharmaceutical antibiotics are necessary to eradicate bacterial infections. While most side effects such as diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, etc. aren’t serious, some of the stronger antibiotics do come with a risk of more severe side effects. When taking pharmaceutical antibiotics, here are some things to consider: Choose the right type of probiotic. Many people know thatContinue reading “How to prevent unwanted side effects of antibiotics”

Study confirms uncircumcised boys’ UTI risk

A study published recently finds that infant boys who are uncircumcised have an increased risk of urinary tract infection, regardless of whether their foreskin is “tight” or not. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), an uncircumcised boy has about a 1 in 100 chance of developing a UTI in his first year ofContinue reading “Study confirms uncircumcised boys’ UTI risk”