Gastroenterology
Cracking the colon code – new light shed on gut function

Cracking the colon code – new light shed on gut function

by Flinders UniversityCredit: CC0 Public DomainNew insights into how the colon functions and actually expels its contents have been revealed for the first time following decades of study by Flind

Cracking the colon code – new light shed on gut function

by Flinders UniversityCredit: CC0 Public DomainNew insights into how the colon functions and actually expels its contents have been revealed for the first time following decades of study by Flind
5 things you can do to make your microbiome healthier

5 things you can do to make your microbiome healthier

by Connie Rogers and Darrell Cockburn,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageIt's common for people to focus on their health at the start of the year. But few consider the well being of t

5 things you can do to make your microbiome healthier

by Connie Rogers and Darrell Cockburn,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageIt's common for people to focus on their health at the start of the year. But few consider the well being of t
A new tool for modeling the human gut microbiome

A new tool for modeling the human gut microbiome

by Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyF. prausnitzii bacteria (blue, at top of image) grow above a layer of human mucosal barrier cells (green and blue). Credit: Jianbo ZhangSeveral thousand st

A new tool for modeling the human gut microbiome

by Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyF. prausnitzii bacteria (blue, at top of image) grow above a layer of human mucosal barrier cells (green and blue). Credit: Jianbo ZhangSeveral thousand st
Does cesarean section delivery affect a child's risk of developing gastrointestinal diseases?

Does cesarean section delivery affect a child's risk of developing gastrointestinal diseases?

by WileyHigh magnification micrograph of Crohn's disease. Biopsy of esophagus. H&E stain. Credit: Nephron/WikipediaNew research published inActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandina

Does cesarean section delivery affect a child's risk of developing gastrointestinal diseases?

by WileyHigh magnification micrograph of Crohn's disease. Biopsy of esophagus. H&E stain. Credit: Nephron/WikipediaNew research published inActa Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandina
Inflammatory conditions of skin, bowel may be linked

Inflammatory conditions of skin, bowel may be linked

(HealthDay)—There appears to be a link between hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review published in the February issue of theInternational Journ

Inflammatory conditions of skin, bowel may be linked

(HealthDay)—There appears to be a link between hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review published in the February issue of theInternational Journ
Your gut microbiome may be linked to dementia, Parkinson's disease and MS

Your gut microbiome may be linked to dementia, Parkinson's disease and MS

by Lynne A Barker and Caroline Jordan,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageWithin our body and on our skin, trillions of bacteria and viruses exist as part of complex ecosystems called micr

Your gut microbiome may be linked to dementia, Parkinson's disease and MS

by Lynne A Barker and Caroline Jordan,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageWithin our body and on our skin, trillions of bacteria and viruses exist as part of complex ecosystems called micr
Youth binge drinking linked to gut microbiome changes

Youth binge drinking linked to gut microbiome changes

by University College CorkStudy design and outline. Young binge and non-binge drinkers (N=71) aged 18–25 were recruited. The study comprised three sessions, stool, blood and saliva sa

Youth binge drinking linked to gut microbiome changes

by University College CorkStudy design and outline. Young binge and non-binge drinkers (N=71) aged 18–25 were recruited. The study comprised three sessions, stool, blood and saliva sa
Gut microbes differ in men with prostate cancer

Gut microbes differ in men with prostate cancer

by European Association of UrologyProstate cancer cells. Credit: NIH Image GalleryResearchers have found a significant difference in the gut microbiota of men with prostate cancer, compared with

Gut microbes differ in men with prostate cancer

by European Association of UrologyProstate cancer cells. Credit: NIH Image GalleryResearchers have found a significant difference in the gut microbiota of men with prostate cancer, compared with
Common medications accumulate in gut bacteria, which may reduce drug effectiveness and alter the gut microbiome

Common medications accumulate in gut bacteria, which may reduce drug effectiveness and alter the gut microbiome

by UK Research and InnovationCommonly used drugs accumulate in our gut bacteria, which can change the drugs' effectiveness and affect the bacteria's metabolism. Credit: Copyright: Aleksandra K

Common medications accumulate in gut bacteria, which may reduce drug effectiveness and alter the gut microbiome

by UK Research and InnovationCommonly used drugs accumulate in our gut bacteria, which can change the drugs' effectiveness and affect the bacteria's metabolism. Credit: Copyright: Aleksandra K
How you might benefit from probiotics

How you might benefit from probiotics

by Gregor Reid,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageProbiotics arelive microorganisms, usually bacteria, that can be consumed to offer health benefits.The ability of certain microbes

How you might benefit from probiotics

by Gregor Reid,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageProbiotics arelive microorganisms, usually bacteria, that can be consumed to offer health benefits.The ability of certain microbes