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Choline from eggs and fatty meat increase heart attack risks

Choline is essential for metabolism and membranes; however too much choline intake can be bad, and is linked to stroke, heart attacks, blood clots,...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is believed to be a hormone disorder affecting up to 20% of women at some point in their lives,...

The Human virome and its importance to health

Our virome has 380 trillion members and prompts our immune system and constantly changes the balance and strength of our microbiome; this can even...

Bacteria link to cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis

Increasing evidence links an imbalance in the gut microbiome and the oral microbiome to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes; one route...

Insulin resistance – and how to reduce it

Insulin resistance is where cells less and less respond to insulin because of one of a number of health conditions such as high blood...

The Truth about Coeliac Disease

The cause of coeliac disease is almost certainly the loss of certain strains of commensal bacteria – for example strains of lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, Firmicutes...

Sleep problems are linked to your gut health

Your gut microbiome is a major player in sleep regulation according to Dr David Gozal and his team from the University of Missouri School...

Bacterium can reduce risk of heart disease

Scientists have discovered that a bacterium E limosum, has the ability to reduce atherosclerosis and heart disease risk through its production of a protein...

Brain haemorrhage and strokes linked to gut bacteria

Patients with Haemorrhagic brain disorders have very distinct and specific gut microbiomes with larger levels of gram-negative bacteria; this has implication for diet and...

Increasing evidence of links between Parkinson’s and gut bacteria

Parkinson's disease has been repeatedly associated with problems in the gut microbiome, linked to the brain through the nervous system and also to the...