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September 30th, 2009

The Battle for Colonic Microflora

My two favorite newspapers (New York Times and Wall Street Journal — sorry, hometown paper) have just covered opposite ends of a topic on the edges of ID practice — namely, colonic micro-organisms. Too few? Too many? Wrong type? In the Times, a review of the probiotic debate: Probiotics are live micro-organisms that work by restoring the balance of intestinal […]


May 3rd, 2009

H1N1! Didn’t You Used to Be Swine Flu?

At the end of last week, “swine flu” became “H1N1”.  The CDC web site explains why: This virus was originally referred to as “swine flu” because laboratory testing showed that many of the genes in this new virus were very similar to influenza viruses that normally occur in pigs in North America. But further study has […]


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