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New Findings: Stopping Superbugs with Friendly Microbes

Newborn Baby Jane in Sacramento, California, might have access to the best, most modern medical care, but she's likely missing something else: Friendly gut microbes. Uniquely adapted to human breast milk, these microbes provide optimal nutrition, keep out hostile infections, and may even stop the spread of disease.

Tendon Pain: Benefits of Transdermal Nitroglycerin

Nitroglycerin patches help patients with common injuries to tendons, a research review suggests. The study team focused on overuse tendon injuries in the shoulders, wrists, heels and knees. Depending on its severity, the condition may be treated with physical therapy, corticosteroid injections to provide short-term pain relief or surgery to repair or replace damaged tendons.