Scientists have acknowledged a relationship and communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain for over 100 years. Current research shows natural microbes inhabiting the gut seem to play an integral part in controlling the permeability of the blood brain barrier.
Paediatric neurologist, Dr Maya Shetreat-Klein, works with...well, dirt! Dr Shetreat-Klein has found her niche teaching her patients to embrace germs and not be obsessed with the modern day culture of sanitisation.
A recent review provides evidence for probiotic use in liver disease.
Though Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis are being increasingly detected in patients with unresolved gut disorders, the jury is still out on whether intervention is medically necessary.
In this podcast Dr Mark Donohoe and Andrew explore the complex condition of chronic fatigue syndrome.
What role does the microbiota and the associated interstinal barrier have in providing solutions to autoimmunity?
Exercise coupled with a higher protein diet increases the diversity of gut microbiota, according to a recently published study in the journal "Gut".
This podcast explores the many facets of managing the commensal and pathogenic organisms that live within and upon for supporting wellbeing.