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Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and a new study focuses on… Read More »

Fake drugs: How bad is Africa’s counterfeit medicine problem? – BBC News

The proliferation of fake medicines in Africa is a public health crisis that can no longer be ignored, according to a UK charity. There’s a meeting of seven African countries, in Togo, this week, to combat the problem. Congo, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, Ghana and The Gambia will discuss measures to clamp down on trafficking… Read More »

Ride Health Raises $6.2M Seed Round For Healthcare Transportation – Crunchbase News

Imran Cronk, the founder of Ride Health, wants to make it easier for patients to get a ride to and from the hospital, a problem he says makes disadvantaged populations miss or delay medical care. He would know. About six years ago while volunteering at a North Carolina hospital, Cronk saw a patient get discharged… Read More »