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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...

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...

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...

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...

Fecal Transplants can treat intestinal permeability

Fecal transplants have now shown promise for use in treating intestinal permeability and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease according to research from Lawson Health Research...

How happiness may also keep you healthy

A study from UT Southwestern Medical Center has shown that Serotonin, the happy hormone, can lessen the likelihood of gastrointestinal infections and illness with...

Probiotics and diet can help in depression and anxiety

Prebiotic and probiotic foods can help relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression according to a meta-study by the University of Sussex in the UK. There...

Gut health linked to acne

Acne is caused when excess skin cells line the tube of a hair follicle blocking the excretion of sebum. This allows bacteria to grow,...

Blastocystis Hominis

Blastocystis is a microscopic protozoan parasite. It is found in humans across the world. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhoea, skin rashes,...