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Stomach ulcer bacterium could lead to Parkinson’s
Bacteria found in the stomach as a result of stomach ulcers could be responsible for the development of Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.
Microbial Numbers and the Intestinal EcosystemThe 25-35 foot long GI tract of an adult human is estimated to harbour about 100 trillion viable bacteria. This is approximately 10 times the total number of cells in the human body. These live bacteria account for around 2 lbs of a body’s weight and are known as intestinal or gut flora.
How can I tell if my Baby is Constipated?If you’re concerned that your baby may be constipated, just look at her poop. “The most important factor in determining constipation in an infant is the consistency of her poop,”
Bowel research breakthrough in Christchurch hospital
Christchurch Hospital has become the first in the world to create contracting muscle bowel cells - taking science a step closer to creating a human small intestine.
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New Study Links Gut Bacteria and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
“Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have a different profile of bacterial species in their gut microbiome than healthy individuals,” said the study’s senior author, Maureen Hanson.
CFS not caused by XMRV virus as recently thought
The role of virus -- XMRV known for causing chronic fatigue syndrome is under doubt again. According to a new study the syndrome which is also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), has turned out be laboratory malfunction and it says that XMRV does not cause infection in humans. The discovery is major setback for the scientists who said to have found the evidences to link the virus with the disease.