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Gut Feelings: Radiolab Podcast on the Gut Microbiome

We couldn’t resist sharing this excellent and amusing Radiolab podcast, called Gut Feelings, about some important research by John Cryan, PhD, Professor & Chair, Dept. …

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Associated with Increased Risk of Premature Death
CASI 2017

Clinical and Scientific Insights CASI: The Gut Microbiome Revolution

In this previous year Clinical and Scientific Insights CASI session, Dr. Mullin defines prebiotics and reviews their application in health and disease. He presents the …

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Immune Health

ICU Stays Destroy Gut Microbiome, Ups Sepsis Risk

Researchers at the University of Chicago found that after a long stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) only a handful of pathogenic microbe species remain behind in patients’ intestines. The team tested these remaining pathogens and discovered that some can become deadly when provoked by conditions that mimic the body’s stress response to illness. “They’ve got a lot of bad guys in there, but the presence of bad guys alone doesn’t tell you who’s going to live or die,” says John Alverdy, a gastrointestinal surgeon and one of two senior authors on the study. “It’s not only which microbes are there, but how they behave when provoked by the harsh and hostile conditions of critical illness.” By John Alverdy et al, published in mBio®, journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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Gut Microbiome

How Does Eating Organically Grown Food Affect The Gut-Microbiome?

An apple a day … yes, we all know, keeps the doc away. But how does eating an organically grown apple versus a conventionally grown …

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Botanical Medicine

Black Elderberry Extract Promotes Optimal Gut Health

Elderberry often gets pigeonholed as an “immune herb,” but groundbreaking new research in the Journal of Personalized Medicine shows that this polyphenol-rich berry also demonstrates …

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Biotics Research

Environmental Pollutants & the Microbiome

In a recently published Frontiers in Medicine review, the bidirectional interactions between environmental toxicants and the gut microbiota were examined, highlighting the complex relationship between …

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Diabetes

Sugar Changes the Microbiome & Fuels Metabolic Disease

A new mice study in the journal Cell helps explain how a high-sugar, high-fat Western-style diet disrupts the gut microbiome, increasing the risk of metabolic …

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Gastrointestinal Health

Leaky Gut and IBS: Is There a Connection?

Leaky gut syndrome might sound like something from a science fiction movie, but it’s a real condition that affects your digestive tract. Leaky gut is …

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Gut Microbiome

White Paper: Importance of Microbiome Modulation & Medium-Chain Prebiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be a complex process, as there are many factors that influence IBS, including stress, environmental toxins, nutrient depletion and …

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Diverticular Disease
IBS

5 Effective Strategies for a Healthier Gut with IBS

Living with digestive challenges due to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) can significantly impact your quality of life. Over-the-counter solutions like antacids, laxatives, and anti-diarrhea medicines …

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