A far-reaching impact on abundance of human pathogenic bacteria in soils
|Date:||April 4, 2014|
|Source:||Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen - German Research Centre for Environmental Health|
|Summary:||Scientists have found that the repeated application of manure contaminated with antibiotics lastingly changes the composition of bacteria in the soil. The focus of the investigation was on sulfadiazine (SDZ), a widely used antibiotic in animal husbandry which enters the soil via manure.|
|Study Questions Fat and Heart Disease
By: Anahad O'Connor, New York Times
Many of us have long been told that saturated fat, the type found in meat, butter and cheese, causes heart disease. But a large and exhaustive new analysis by a team of international scientists found no evidence that eating saturated fat increased heart attacks and other cardiac events.