Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTFor the first time, researchers have discovered an association between the population of the microbes in the gut and Parkinson's disease.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTHundreds of different bacterial species live in the human gut, helping us to digest our food.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTStomach bleeds caused by aspirin are considerably less serious than the spontaneous bleeds that can occur in people not taking the drug, concludes a study led by Cardiff University.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease...
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTUsing targeted immunotherapy, doctors have succeeded in curing a type of autoimmune enteritis caused by a recently discovered genetic mutation.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTMillions of Americans diet, but few maintain their weight loss. A new study suggests this 'yo-yo' effect may be down to changes in the gut microbiome.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new study may have found the reason why the sugar substitute aspartame does not help with weight loss, and may even cause weight gain.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTNew study of mice shows gut microbes alter gene expression - depending on diet - with a Western diet preventing many of the changes of a plant-rich one.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTYou are what you eat, the old saying goes, but why is that so? Researchers have known for some time that diet affects the balance of microbes in our bodies, but how that translates into an effect...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTScientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTCruise ships, nursing homes, and daycare centers are common breeding grounds for norovirus, a contagious stomach bug that infects 685 million people around the world each year.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects a large portion of the general population.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTMice that receive gut bacteria transplants from overweight humans are known to gain more weight than mice transplanted with gut bacteria from normal weight subjects, even when the mice are fed the...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists report in Nature Medicine using human pluripotent stem cells to grow human intestinal tissues that have functioning nerves in a laboratory, and then using these to recreate and study a...
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new study from the University of Leicester shows that small amounts of damage to salad leaves in bagged salads encourage the presence of Salmonella enterica.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTDoctors and nutritionists have always told us to eat our broccoli; a new study shows what happens if we do not listen to their advice.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTNew mouse study finds an imbalance in gut microbes from high-fat diets influences evolution of wet AMD via increased gut permeability and inflammation.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPatients with acute appendicitis who undergo laparoscopic appendectomy (surgical remove of the appendix) do not experience higher rates of postoperative complications or costly readmissions when...
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTBacteria in your intestines may play an important role in determining if you will develop blinding wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPaper strips laced with sugar could be the sweetest solution so far, literally, to kill E. coli in contaminated water.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of Toronto have discovered that mice infected with the common gut parasite Tritrichomonas muris are at an increased risk of developing inflammatory colitis.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new mouse study suggests maternal gut bacteria may explain why prenatal stress leads to lifelong anxiety and cognitive problems in offspring.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTCancer Research UK-funded scientists have discovered that a 'sponge on a string' pill test can identify which people with a condition called Barrett's oesophagus have a low risk of developing...
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new study examines the link between kidney disease and constipation. The common gastrointestinal problem might affect kidney health through gut bacteria.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTResearchers found people with Alzheimer's who consumed probiotics every day for 12 weeks showed improvements in cognitive functioning.