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Medical News Today: Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile infection is relatively common and can be serious. Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health… Read More »

Medical News Today: What dictates how vitamin E supplements affect cancer risk?

There is a longstanding debate as to whether taking vitamin E supplements increases or decreases a person’s risk of developing cancer. A new study suggests that both outcomes are a possibility and also explains why. What influences vitamin E’s effect on cancer risk? A new study investigates. Many people believe that taking supplements can improve… Read More »

Medical News Today: MS: Immune cells from the gut reduce brain inflammation

A type of immune cell that migrates from the gut to the brain appears to reduce inflammation in multiple sclerosis, according to recent research. Migrating immune cells may reduce brain inflammation in multiple sclerosis, according to a new study. Scientists have found that by increasing numbers of the immune cells, they could completely eradicate neuroinflammation… Read More »