A mouse study suggests that too much zinc may raise the risk of C. diff, a diarrhea-causing infection that's rising among young, healthy adults.

... C. diff often occurs in people who have been taking antibiotics. Along with whatever infection the drugs are prescribed for, the antibiotics also kill much of the healthy bacteria in the gut. When the beneficial gut bacteria are gone, it allows C. diff to take hold, according to study co-author Eric Skaar, PhD, professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology

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