TagE. Coli

A recent case of antibiotic-resistant bacteria had the news media printing apocalyptic headlines. But what makes this such a historic medical case, and how does it affect us? First, we must start with the facts. The case involved a 49-year-old female in Pennsylvania with a urinary tract infection of the Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria. The bacteria was found to … Read More

The symptoms of a urinary tract infection are quite distinct: Pain or a stinging sensation while urinating Cloudy or strange-smelling urine A frequent need to urinate, but only a small amount of actual urine produced Pressure in the lower belly If you’ve had any of these symptoms before, do not worry: you are not alone. Urinary … Read More

Over 200 known diseases worldwide are caused by unsafe food containing harmful chemical substances, bacteria, viruses, or parasites. These diseases, also known as food-borne diseases or food-borne illnesses, are spread through direct contact with contaminated food and can lead to severe health problems. Salmonella and Escherichia coli (also commonly referred to as E. coli) are two common pathogens … Read More

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