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Can probiotics modulate autoimmune processes

It is understood that the microbiome differs from person to person, even varying in the same individual at different stages of life, thus influencing which genes are active at any given time. How is this influencing autoimmunity?

Jul 13, 18
Exploring the genetics of oestrogen-related conditions

Numerous genes are involved in the production, function and metabolism of oestrogen within the body. Understanding the influence of these genes is useful in the exploration of oestrogen-related conditions.

Jul 09, 18
A Functional Approach to Children and Mood

While often very adaptable, children are just as vulnerable to mood imbalances as adults. Children may have thoughts and feelings that are dificult to articulate, so it is helpful to look for signs of mood issues.

Jul 02, 18

Magnesium is a critical biological element for human health; it is the second most abundant electrolyte within the cells after potassium and the fourth most common mineral in the human body after calcium, potassium and sodium.

Jun 25, 18
Mitochondrial dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders

Over recent years, evidence suggests there is a subset of ASD individuals with concomitant mitochondrial dysfunction, which may contribute to ASD onset, progression or severity.

Jun 18, 18
The rise of PANS

According to the American Academy of Paediatrics it is estimated at least 1 in 100 US school children has PANS, with that number climbing every day. Many of these children are misdiagnosed, or are just simply missed all together.

Jun 11, 18
Are well-fed children undernourished

Despite the consumption of sufficient (and at times excessive) calories, are kids actually being starved of the micronutrients needed for optimal health and wellbeing?

Jun 04, 18

The role of Blastocystis hominis (BH) as a pathogen in the human body is shrouded in controversy. Very commonly found in society, this mysterious and elusive parasite still baffles scientific and medical communities. Having an understanding of what is currently known about the BH microbe, and being aware of the use of non-pharmaceutical measures, will guide many therapists towards safe and effective individual protocols, where treatment, regardless of symptom status, can increase overall health and wellbeing.

May 24, 18

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