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Early testing could limit risk of celiac disease
Individuals showing the early symptoms of digestive health condition celiac disease have been advised to seek medical attention.
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K. Baker, UK
Antacids – Storing Up Trouble?Recent research suggests that antacids, which are the world’s most popular drugs, can double the risk of pneumonia.
New link between MMR and autism?
New American research shows that there could be a link between the controversial MMR triple vaccine and autism and bowel disease in children.
Intestinal Microflora in the Newborn InfantFetuses are sterile in the womb, but beginning with the birth process, infants are exposed to microbes that originate from the mother and the surrounding environment including breast milk or formula. The infant tends to acquire the flora swallowed from the vaginal fluid at the time of delivery. Because vaginal flora and intestinal flora are similar, an infant’s flora may closely mimic the intestinal flora of the mother.
Love your gut bugs
Biologists are shining a scientific spotlight on previously neglected inhabitants of our bodies. The 100tn bacteria that populate an average adult, living mainly in the guts, should be treated with more respect, recent research shows, because they play a vital role in maintaining human health.
10 Symptoms you should NEVER ignoreNo-one likes to consult a doctor unnecessarily, but there are times when you should always seek medical advice.
5 surprisingly easy lifestyle changes to instantly improve your gut flora and healthGut Health is the buzzword of our times. While the science is still in its infancy, we're increasingly becoming aware of just how important our gut microbiome, the community of microorganisms – bacteria, fungi, yeasts, protozoa – that live within the digestive tracts, is. From IBS to allergies and obesity to heart disease, the gut plays a role in all manner of conditions.
19 different types of germs in restrooms
University of Colorado germ researchers gathered a smattering of samples in public bathrooms on the campus and found 19 types of bacteria lurking inside. And while it's no surprise that they found germs on bathroom surfaces, their discoveries reveal that not everybody is washing hands.