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Gut bacteria can aid recovery from spinal cord injury, study suggests | ESIST

Disrupting the gut microbiome with antibiotics before spinal cord injury (bottom) increases the number of inflammatory cells (brown) in the damaged region of the spine. 519 more words


Gut Microbes: The Final Digestive Frontier

It happens to all of us but don’t worry it’s completely natural. When food smells waft into our nostrils a host of physiological reactions occurs. We almost immediately begin to salivate (if not drool) and our stomach roars beckoning you to get a taste. 833 more words

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Are your guts making you fat?

Could your gut bacteria be making you fat?

We all know why people get fat, don’t we? We’ve had it drummed into us relentlessly that it’s all down to eating too much and moving too little. 1,630 more words


10-3-16 is an encore presentation fromOctober 5, 2015, Host Corinne Frugoni Discusses Our Microbiome with Research Scientist Laura Cox

We are who we are, or are we?  We’re learning that there are about 100 trillion microbes in and on our bodies, outnumbering human cells 10 to 1. 396 more words


Researchers may have found the cause of Crohn's disease

Researchers out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified fungus as a “key factor” in Crohn’s disease.

Crohn’s disease, a gastrointestinal disorder, affects 1 in 150 Canadians. 319 more words


Can't lose weight? You might be able to blame it on your parents—and their gut bacteria

Many things cause people to become obese. New research suggests that one of the biggest causes may be the billions of bacteria living in their guts. 444 more words

He's the teacher. I'm the student.

My life is a constant series of ups and downs.  It’s sometimes hourly, but more often it’s daily or every other day.  And then there are few higher level things that are every month or even every 6 months.   909 more words