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Like a Primitive Man.

If you watched Catalyst You may have seen how our gut is supposed to have “Caveman food” or at least a more natural, less processed diet. 756 more words

"Breast Is Best"... But Why?

Bodily fluids are some of the most studied parts of a human. I’ve only been in science a few years, and in that time, I’ve done more experiments with blood than I care to remember. 570 more words

Medicine

The fight for your attention

You’re working along doing your usual stuff and suddenly you feel a hunger pang. And you don’t just feel hungry, you crave fatty food. If you had a Krispy Kreme doughnut ready you would gulp it down. 784 more words

Health

Antiobiotic exposure early in life can lead to obesity in adulthood

Disruption of gut bacteria early in life can lead to obesity in adulthood

Certain microbes found in the gut may protect against obesity and diabetes. A study published by Cell Press August 14th in the journal Cell reveals that these microbes shape their hosts’ metabolism very early in life and that disrupting them with short-term exposure to antibiotics during infancy can cause metabolic changes that appear to increase the risk of obesity in adulthood. 445 more words

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HIV immune response influenced by gut flora

Normal microorganisms in the intestines appear to play a pivotal role in how the HIV virus foils a successful attack from the body’s immune system, according to new research from Duke Medicine. 450 more words

International Association Of Healthcare Professionals

HIV immune response influenced by gut flora

Normal microorganisms in the intestines appear to play a pivotal role in how the HIV virus foils a successful attack from the body’s immune system, according to new research from Duke Medicine. 449 more words

Eduardo DeMondesert MD

HIV immune response influenced by gut flora

Normal microorganisms in the intestines appear to play a pivotal role in how the HIV virus foils a successful attack from the body’s immune system, according to new research from Duke Medicine. 450 more words

Gastroenterologist