Antibiotic Disruption of Your Body’s Ecology – Permanent?

Recent research is lengthening estimates of the time that antibiotics alter our internal ecology and consequently expanding medical concerns about the consequences of antibiotic overuse. The Swedish review of all published studies on the topic concluded that within one week of initiating antibiotic treatment, genes associated with antibiotic resistance reach high levels in the bacteria […]

Burying Your Head in the Sand is Bad for Your Vitamin D Level

900 pages and zero thought. That is my summation of the IOM’s new calcium and vitamin D statement. Having been a member of such consensus panels in the past, I am sympathetic to their tendency to fall to the most conservative “lowest common denominator” opinion. However, this document is far from a reasonable scientific assessment. […]