Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Helps Restore Beneficial Bacteria in Cancer Patients

NIAID-funded study could offset harsh effects of antibiotics.

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have shown that autologous fecal microbiota transplantation (auto-FMT) is a safe and effective way to help replenish beneficial gut bacteria in cancer patients who require intense antibiotics during allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.… Read full story

Single Vehicle Crash

CH411, CH412, R415, E413, G412 were dispatched at 4:30 am on Wednesday morning to the 17000 block of Fredericktown-Amity Road on the report of a single vehicle crash.

First arriving unit found a pickup truck that crashed into a tree that was across the roadway.

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Knox County Community Cycling Forum

The Knox County Park District and the Knox County Health Department wants to thank the 45 people who attended the Knox County Community Cycling Forum last evening at the C. A. & C. Depot. The overwhelmingly positive response from the enthusiastic audience confirms Knox County cares about cycling and cycling advocacy.… Read full story

Owls of Ohio

Even though several species of owls can be common, given their nocturnal habits they can be tough to find. Few people in Ohio probably realize just how common our “big three” are – Eastern screech-owl, barred owl (pictured here), and great horned owl.

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