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'Feed a cold, starve a fever' ISN'T right after all as boffins find eating more helps both - The Sun;

'Feed a cold, starve a fever' ISN'T right after all as boffins find eating more helps both - The Sun

The Sun'Feed a cold, starve a fever' ISN'T right after all as boffins find eating more helps bothThe SunTHE age-old advice to feed a cold and starve a fever may be wrong. Medical experts have now found that we should try to eat more in both instances after research last year suggested the advice was correct. This is a common time of year for us to suffer ...and more »

Food poisoning bacteria exerts mind control over mice - Digital Journal;

Food poisoning bacteria exerts mind control over mice - Digital Journal

Digital JournalFood poisoning bacteria exerts mind control over miceDigital JournalA common food bacterium has been found to alter the brains of mice, exerting a form of mind control over the rodents. The observations could actually lead to a medical innovation to assist cancer patients.and more »

Bacteria's sneaky way to spread by getting you to eat more - New Atlas;

Bacteria's sneaky way to spread by getting you to eat more - New Atlas

New AtlasBacteria's sneaky way to spread by getting you to eat moreNew AtlasYou no doubt know that the Salmonella strain of bacteria can cause you to become seriously ill. But new research shows that the stomach-distressing bug has a vested interest in keeping you healthy, and uses a tricky mechanism to do so. In a way, it ...and more »

Why salmonella doesn't want you to poop out - Science News (blog);

Why salmonella doesn't want you to poop out - Science News (blog)

Science News (blog)Why salmonella doesn't want you to poop outScience News (blog)Salmonella interferes with losses in appetite because more food means more poop, which means more salmonella. CDC. Email. Email. Email. Print. Print. Print. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. Reddit. Reddit. Reddit. Google+. Google+.and more »

New Insight Describes Connection between Salmonella Infection and Appetite Loss - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News;

New Insight Describes Connection between Salmonella Infection and Appetite Loss - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsNew Insight Describes Connection between Salmonella Infection and Appetite LossGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsThe old “feed a cold, starve a fever” saying has been reexamined countless times, but always from the host's point of view. Isn't it time to ask what the pathogen thinks? That's the question that occurred to a team of Salk Institute scientists. These ...and more »

Bacteria May Be Altering Your Brain To Suppress Your Appetite When You're Sick - IFLScience;

Bacteria May Be Altering Your Brain To Suppress Your Appetite When You're Sick - IFLScience

IFLScienceBacteria May Be Altering Your Brain To Suppress Your Appetite When You're SickIFLScienceMany of our body's responses to food poisoning and infection are there to help us fight them. Becoming lethargic, for example, may save energy that can then be used by the immune system to attack the pathogen. But another of the common responses is a ...and more »

Salmonella encourage appetite to promote spread, Salk Institute study finds - The San Diego Union-Tribune;

Salmonella encourage appetite to promote spread, Salk Institute study finds - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribuneSalmonella encourage appetite to promote spread, Salk Institute study findsThe San Diego Union-TribuneThe study could lead to new ways to increase appetite in sick patients or stop excess eating, said Janelle Ayres, a Salk researcher who led the effort. Published Thursday in the journal Cell, the study can be found at j.mp/infectioneat. The study ...and more »

Feed a cold, starve a fever is bad advice, new study suggests - iNews;

Feed a cold, starve a fever is bad advice, new study suggests - iNews

iNewsFeed a cold, starve a fever is bad advice, new study suggestsiNewsThe old adage “feed a cold, starve a fever” may seem like sensible advice but research indicates that those suffering from the latter could experience a more speedy recovery if they do not forgo food after all – though it could also increase the ...and more »

Feed A Cold, And Starve A Fever? Why Eating More Could Help You Heal Faster When Sick - Medical Daily;

Feed A Cold, And Starve A Fever? Why Eating More Could Help You Heal Faster When Sick - Medical Daily

Medical DailyFeed A Cold, And Starve A Fever? Why Eating More Could Help You Heal Faster When SickMedical DailyTypically, food is the last thing on your mind when you're sick; nausea, sore throats and a general lack of appetite can make eating uncomfortable. A new study, however, shows that feeding your illness can actually speed up recovery. Researchers at the ...and more »

Why you should NOT feed a cold and starve a fever: Experts warn old-age tactic could make everything WORSE - Daily Mail;

Why you should NOT feed a cold and starve a fever: Experts warn old-age tactic could make everything WORSE - Daily Mail

Daily MailWhy you should NOT feed a cold and starve a fever: Experts warn old-age tactic could make everything WORSEDaily MailIt's a familiar feeling - you come down with a stomach bug and don't feel much like eating. But 'starving a fever' by eating fewer calories may actually make it more difficult for your body to fight off sickness. Eating to fight an infection could ...and more »

Feed a cold, starve a fever? Not so fast, according to research - Medical Xpress;

Feed a cold, starve a fever? Not so fast, according to research - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressFeed a cold, starve a fever? Not so fast, according to researchMedical XpressA Salk Institute study shows how Salmonella Typhimurium blocks the appetite loss response in hosts to both make the host healthier and promote the bacteria's survival and transmission. Credit: Salk Institute. The last time you had a stomach bug, you ...and more »

Microbe that causes food poisoning exerts a sort of mind control over mice - Science Magazine;

Microbe that causes food poisoning exerts a sort of mind control over mice - Science Magazine

Science MagazineMicrobe that causes food poisoning exerts a sort of mind control over miceScience MagazineWhen we have food poisoning, the last thing we want to do is eat. But in mice, a microbe that causes this ailment actually increases appetite, a new study reveals. Researchers say they might be able to use the same trick to increase eating in cancer ...and more »