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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...

Antibiotics use in infants raises Asthma risk

Antibiotics given to infants negatively affect the gut microbiome reducing volume and diversity of the gut bacteria and increasing risk of asthma and allergies...

Red wine increases friendly gut bacteria, boosts immune system

A modest amount of red wine per week increases levels of polyphenols and particular gut bacteria strains that make anti-inflammatory molecules and can enhance...

Cruciferous vegetables compound helps treat fatty liver

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) can be treated by indole, a compound found in cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, kale) and also made by gut bacteria. The...

Depression a symptom of bacterial population in gut

People with depression have distinct intestinal microbes that differ from those without the disorder according to University of Florida Health researchers; this could enable...

Fibromyalgia – causes and treatment

Fibromyalgia resembles an extreme form of arthritis with fatigue and chronic bone and muscle pain likely; increasingly the causes are becoming clearer with an...

Exercise changes your gut microbiome for better health

A good number of separate studies have consistently shown that exercise can alter the make up of your gut microbiome and make you healthier...