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Baby’s gut bacteria and breast feeding duration predict future obesity

A higher per cent of Bifidobacteria and a lower per cent of Prevotella in baby’s microbiota are associated with a lower BMI and lower...

Antibiotic use linked to Parkinson’s disease

A higher exposure to common oral antibiotics was linked to a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease some 15 years later, according to research from...

Lung microbiome dysbiosis in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Increasing severity of COPD is associated with a greater inflammatory response, in part coming from the use of corticosteroids and in greater part coming...

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...

Could L-tyrosine and PCS prevent an asthma attack?

A common amino acid, L-tyrosine, is the precursor to a compound PCS in the body which seems to control inflammation in the lungs, that...

Fecal Transplants more effective with C. difficile

NICE have confirmed that Clostridium difficile infections, the result of antibiotic use in hospitals, are more effectively treated by Fecal Microbiome Transplants than more...

How ‘experts’ get SIBO wrong

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth is far more common than people think and often confused with IBS and gut lining damage when its prime causes...

Sugar increase risk of colitis

Glucose, fructose and sucrose sugars can damage the lining of the gut and lead to Inflammatory Bowel Diseases such as colitis, according to UT...

Butyrate significantly improves your health

Butyrate is a Short Chain Fatty Acid made by certain gut bacteria from fermentable fibre; it is essential both for good gut health and...

The Truth about Sucralose

Sucralose is a synthetic, organochlorine sweetener; far from being inert, it damages good gut bacteria levels, the gut lining and is linked to IBD...