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A recent randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial assessed the impact of quercetin on elevated plasma uric acid levels in a homogenous male population.

Sep 01, 17

Biofilms are formations that occur when a group of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses attach themselves to a surface and create a colony. These biofilms form themselves into a type of ‘shield’ that has a glue-like consistency, often referred to as ‘slime’.

Aug 28, 17

SIBO causes inflammation both in the gut and systemically and is notoriously difficult to treat, with high relapse rates, so finding new treatment protocols for SIBO is hugely beneficial.

Aug 25, 17

The ancient wisdom of Hippocrates who believed that ‘all disease begins in the gut’ is being validated by modern science, with poor gastrointestinal (GIT) health linked to an increasing number of diseases.

Aug 21, 17

Recent research explored whether there is a relationship between proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).

Aug 18, 17

With the emergence of antibiotic resistance, one goal of research scientists has been to understand through which medium bacteria communicate, and how we may inhibit this conversation.

Aug 15, 17

Saccharomyces boulardii is a well-researched immunobiotic, which has been shown to restore intestinal integrity and potentially reduce pathogenic gut microbiota.

Aug 11, 17

It is estimated that the global prevalence of IBS is 11%. The most common cause of IBS is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — in fact, a whopping 60-80% of IBS is due to this common condition, totalling a possible 500 million people worldwide.

Aug 07, 17

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