Prompt: What choices do you make in terms of food/nutrition/product use and consumption that may have an impact on your microbial communities? Consider choices that are intentional, and choices that are perhaps non-intentional. Response: The food choices I make that may have an impact on my microbial community that are intentional would be that I […]
(1)Karin Sundstrom and Klara Miriam Elfstrom are both PhD’s and their essay, “Advances in cervical cancer prevention: Efficacy, effectiveness, elimination?” (2020) describes that the need for cervical cancer elimination is critical and it can be done through tweaking programs with some additions. (2) Sundstrom and Elfstrom explain this through proposed increase of HPV vaccinations and […]
After reading many articles, it seems as if the microbiome can be heavily influenced by external factors in our daily lives. However, certain factors can have either positive or negative impacts on the microbiome and lead to disease-developing cases. Behaviors that could cause positive changes in one’s microbiome could be consuming a probiotic drink such […]
Prompt: As a healthcare professional, a colleague asks your opinion as to which HPV strains should be covered in a new treatment. Based on your reading from the Sarid and Gao 2011 article, what would your recommendation be, and when should the treatment be administered? What evidence supports your opinion? Keep in mind a cost/benefit […]
There is likely hundreds of human non-infectious diseases that are influenced by microorganisms, but the ones I think of when I hear this are sarcoidosis, malaria, oral thrush, yeast infections, sepsis, lyme disease, botulism, tetanus, and toxic shock syndrome.I realize after trying to write down all of the diseases that I think are influenced by […]
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