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Dec 25, 15
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Bacteria communicate electrically, just like brain neurons with long-range signalling capacity, according to a recent study.

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Dec 22, 15
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For the first time, researchers have shown in an experimental model that commensal bacteria may affect hunger and satiety through their influence on gut-brain signals and activation of appetite-regulated brain neurons.

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Dec 15, 15
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Did you know that exercising in the heat causes digestive stress? As a result, the walls of the intestines become weaker, allowing harmful bacteria from the digestive tract to leak into the bloodstream.

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Dec 10, 15
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Adverse reactions are common to many food additives...these are the scourges that cause behavioural changes in children, exacerbating ADHD and triggering asthma.

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Probiotics as Medicine

Dec 09, 15
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Probiotics have a plethora of applications. In this podcast we explore some medically diagnosed conditions for which they are clinically appropriate.

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Dec 07, 15
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Gluten-related pathologies range from immune-mediated conditions, such as coeliac disease and wheat allergy, to non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. In either instance, symptoms can range from localised to systemic and may easily be misdiagnosed as seemingly unrelated to their underlying cause: gluten intolerance.

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Dec 03, 15
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Saccharomyces boulardii (SB) is a beneficial probiotic, non-colonising yeast. It modulates the host’s innate gastrointestinal (GIT) immune response and improves GIT integrity.

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Mythbusting Lactate-Producing Probiotics

Dec 02, 15
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Belinda Reynolds explores the pathogenesis of D-Lactate and reveals it may not be the culprit first thought, but rather a victim of circumstance.

 

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