Microbiome

The Ultimate Guide To Eating For Your Microbiome

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Healthy Eating

C. difficile infection - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Clostridium difficile (klos-TRID-e-um dif-uh-SEEL), often called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from …

Medicine

The human microbiome, explained: How bad science and junky diets gave rise to serious disease

We’re just as much bacteria as we are human. Some studies even suggest that our body contains more microbes than it does actual cells. In fact, when …

Bacteria

If You Take Acid Reflux Meds, Your Liver Could Be in Trouble

You wouldn’t think heartburn is that big a deal, but acid reflux can lead serious health issues—so make sure you can recognize the silent symptoms of …

Medicine

Immunity and microbiome — Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

The immune system employs a diverse range of strategies to protect the host against dangerous microbes and tumour growth. We investigate how the …

Bacteria

Ectopic colonization of oral bacteria in the intestine drives TH1 cell induction and inflammation

Some gut conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease (CD), are associated with imbalances in the …

Bacteria

Is SIBO the Cause of Belly Bloat?

If you regularly feel bloated after eating, functional medicine practitioner and women’s health expert Amy Myers, M.D. says it could be caused by …

Bacteria

Chronic gastrointestinal problems? Your dirty mouth may be partly to blame | Ars Technica

The mouth microbes can spark haywire immune responses and are often drug resistant.<p>Chronic intestinal disturbances may in part be handed down from …

Bacteria

Bacteria in Your Mouth Could Fuel Gut Diseases

Bacteria that normally live in a person's mouth could contribute to gut diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis and …

Bacteria

Eating broccoli may fight 'leaky' gut - Futurity

Like broccoli? You're in luck. New research says the green veggie benefits gut health.

Health

We might have better lab mice if we paid more attention to their guts

Wild microbes are better than tame.<p>Before any medication, vaccine, or other drug therapy reaches human use, it goes through extensive testing in the lab—often in animals, and typically in mice. This step in the evaluation process is extremely important. The way a drug affects a cluster of cells in …

Health

Stress Has A Major Affect On Digestive Health, & It Disproportionately Affects Poor Women

The impact of stress on mental health is widely discussed, but now scientists are beginning to look more specifically at the impact it can have on …

Wellness

How gut bacteria saved ‘dirty mice’ from death

Even if you’re a clean freak, it’s hard to escape a decade of discoveries that some of the microbes naturally residing in your body—your …

Bacteria

Researchers Have a New Explanation for Adult Acne

Smarter ways of treating it could also be on the way.<p>Despite being a scourge for many teenagers, acne isn't completely understood among scientists. It's a disease affecting hair follicles on the skin, but it's not clear what exactly causes the condition. New research, though, suggests acne may be …

Bacteria

Here’s What’s Really Behind Your Acne Breakouts

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>About 85% of people get acne at some point in their lives, and scientists have long blamed it on the …

Skin Care

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Taking Probiotics May Reduce Postnatal Depression, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: A new study reports taking a probiotic during pregnancy can help to prevent or reduce postnatal depression and anxiety symptoms.Source: …

Depression

How broccoli protects your gut

Broccoli is now known to improve gut health; new research has uncovered a potential molecular mechanism to explain this protection — which is good …

Medicine

Probiotics | An unexpected cause of my daughter’s autoimmune issues

Probiotics are everywhere these days. “With added probiotic cultures” has become a marketing catchphrase we can’t escape.<p>Their promise to boost our …

Bacteria

Women’s reproductive organs are teeming with microorganisms

From the uterus to the ovaries<p>Women's reproductive organs are home to plenty of microorganisms, and identifying them may help us improve women's health.<p>Scientists have long known that the vagina is home to trillions of bacteria, but much less is known about the community of organisms inhabiting the …

Bacteria

Stress is as awful for your body as cheeseburgers and chocolate bars

If you’re stressing over whether to order those waffle fries, don’t. The damage has already been done.<p>Stress may be just as bad for our digestion as …

Bacteria

Are babies born by caesarean more likely to be obese?

It has been reported widely that babies born by caesarean section are more likely to be obese, according to a study that suggests the way we are born …

Pregnancy

Stress may harm gut health as much as junk food

Be it financial worries, work pressures, or relationship problems, we all get stressed from time to time. To what extent does stress harm us, though? …

Medicine

A healthy gut means healthy aging

Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research.<p>The new study was …

Medicine

Gut fungi might be linked to obesity and inflammatory bowel disorders

Fungi are overlooked contributors to health and disease.

Bacteria

The Microbes That Supercharge Termite Guts

With these microscopic organisms in their bodies, the insects can digest the indigestible.<p>The 19th-century American scientist Joseph Leidy has been described as the “last man who knew everything.” An extraordinary polymath, Leidy was a scholar of parasites, a discoverer of dinosaurs, a collector of …

Biology

Broccoli May Be Key To A Healthy Gut, Study Finds

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> For many, the stigma about eating their broccoli goes all the way back to their childhood dinner table. A new study is giving …

Penn State

Catalyst: Oct 17 / 24

<b></b><b>Catalyst</b> has a 2 part look special “Gut Revolution” which follows two people with debilitating gut issues, including a former <b>Biggest Loser</b> …

Bacteria

Yogurt Is Not Enough! Ten Steps For Rebalancing Your Gut Bacteria | Poliquin Article

Probiotics are all the rage these days. For good reason: Not only can a balanced microbiome promote fat loss, it can boost mood, reduce disease risk, …

Bacteria

Microbes rule your health — and further prove that kids should eat dirt

Humans don’t rule the planet. Humans don’t even rule their own bodies. During the past 20 years or so, it’s become apparent that the guys in charge of everything are a nanometer across and run in packs, or perhaps more accurately, hang out in mobs. These gangs of microorganisms are together …

Bacteria

BUSTED: Probiotic Myths & Truths–Have You Been Duped?

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges.Probiotics are everywhere nowadays. And it understandable why–one of the …

Bacteria