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Parasites: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly with Dr Mark Donohoe

Jun 10, 21
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Are all parasites bad for us? Not necessarily. Dr Mark Donohoe returns to FX Medicine to discuss all things parasites.

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May 21, 18
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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.

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Aug 28, 17
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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’.

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Aug 15, 17
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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.

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Aug 07, 17
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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.

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Jul 10, 17
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The important antioxidant N-acetylcysteine is at the centre of an expanding field of research investigating its benefits in chronic and persistent infections.

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Jun 09, 17
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The human microbiome is sensitive to a variety of environmental factors including food choices, antibiotic usage, other medications, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and even exposure to glyphosate - leaving us vulnerable to autoimmunity in the long term. 

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Apr 12, 17
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In this clinically-focussed workshop, gastrointestinal expert Alessandra Edwards will share with you the latest research and therapeutic approach to diagnose and treat small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and parasites such as Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis.

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