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An Estimated 1.2 Million People Died in 2019 from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Infections

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The FINANCIAL — First comprehensive analysis of global impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) estimates resistance itself caused 1.27 million deaths in 2019 – more deaths than HIV/AIDS or malaria – and that antimicrobial-resistant infections played a role in 4.95 million deaths, according to University of Oxford.…

Giving mothers’ excrements to C-section babies may help them develop healthy gut flora

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The FINANCIAL —  A new study conducted by a research group from the Pediatric Research Center suggests that feeding C-section newborns with their mothers’ excrements helps theme restore gut microbiota. The team compared the microbiota of the babies in their study to 82 not given the experimental treatment, born either vaginally or via C-section. A proof-of-concept study suggests the procedure can…