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Urinary Tract Infection vaccine: Vaccine for UTIs could be available in a few years, Duke researcher says [Video]

DURHAM, N.C. — A vaccine conceived at Duke University could be the weapon needed to fight off one of the most common bacterial infection in the world.

The American Urological Society, said Urinary Tract Infections, or UTIs, are second only to strep throat in the United States.

Anyone can get a UTI, although women and girls are more prone to them.

But there is hope just around the corner.

Soman Abraham, a distinguished professor and researcher at Duke University has spearheaded research into a vaccine for UTIs.

Abraham said the problem with UTI’s is that when some T cells repair the lining of the bladder during an infection, they crowd out other T cells that kill the bacteria.

So some of the bacteria remains and can easily be triggered to start another infection.

Because of that, the more infections you have the more likely you are to have another, according to Abraham

“The bladder becomes more and more proficient at repair and less and less …

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USA To India Live Travel December 2021| omicron variant restrictions|Delhi airport [Video]

Hi all,Just posting this quick video sharing my experience of traveling between 9 December 2021 to 11 December 2021 between Raleigh-Boston-Paris- Delhi-Bhopal. Happy Journey if you are traveling as well!!

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Foods to Avoid If You Have Depression [Video]

Did you know that your gut health has an impact on your mental health? A far greater one than you may realize. Research shows that the microbiota living in your gut communicates with neurotransmitters in your brain and vice versa via the vagus nerve. Watch this video to learn about the foods you should avoid if you have depression. We also made another video on the foods you should avoid if you have anxiety: https://youtu.be/UzHQeqhIgF0Writer: Sara Del Villar Script Editor: Caitlin McCollScript Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda SilveraAnimator: AuryYouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong REFERENCES:Collins, R., & Legg, T. J. (2017, February 8). Depression & DIET: 6 foods that fight depression. Healthline. www.healthline.com/health/depression/diet. Eat This Not That! Editors. (2020, April 27). 15 worst foods for anxiety or depression. Eat This Not That. https://www.eatthis.com/foods-make-anxiety-worse/. Gangwisch, J. E., Hale, L., Garcia, L., Malaspina, D., Opler, M. G., Payne, M. E., Rossom, R. C., & Lane, D. (2015). High glycemic index diet as a risk factor for depression: analyses from the Women’s Health Initiative. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 102(2), 454–463. doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.103846Lenoir, M., Serre, F., Cantin, L., & Ahmed, S. H. (2007). Intense sweetness surpasses cocaine reward. PloS one, 2(8), e698. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0000698Maher, T. J., & Wurtman, R. J. (1987). Possible neurologic effects of aspartame, a widely used food additive. Environmental health perspectives, 75, 53–57. doi.org/10.1289/ehp.877553Pattemore, C. (2021, June 4). 8 foods that may cause depression. Psych Central. psychcentral.com/depression/foods-that-cause-depression. Reardon, S. (2014, November 12). Gut–brain link grabs neuroscientists. Nature News. https://www.nature.com/articles/515175a. Strawbridge, H. (2020, January 29). Artificial sweeteners: Sugar-free, but at what cost? Harvard Health. www.health.harvard.edu/blog/artificial-sweeteners-sugar-free-but-at-what-cost-201207165030. Tandel K. R. (2011). Sugar substitutes: Health controversy over perceived benefits. Journal of pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, 2(4), 236–243. https://doi.org/10.4103/0976-500X.85936Tello, M. (2020, January 29). Diet and depression. Harvard Health. www.health.harvard.edu/blog/diet-and-depression-2018022213309