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For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Study in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology addresses critical component of problem affecting infants with necrotizing enterocolitis.
Medical research Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have long puzzled over why "bad" bacteria such as E. coli can thrive in the guts of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), causing serious diarrhea. Now UC Davis resear ...
Inflammatory disorders Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A bug thought to be one of the 'good bacteria' in our gut may actually have a role in the development of a bowel disorder that is on the rise in Scotland.
Inflammatory disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Oil and water may not mix, but a University of Georgia study found feeding chickens a blend of plant-based oils in their drinking water can help prevent salmonella contamination before the meat reaches ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Greater use of antibiotics is the main reason for an increase in the number and severity of Clostridium difficile infections among hospitalized children and elderly people, researchers report ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgeons are making progress toward preventing initial and recurrent episodes of clostridium difficile colitis (C. difficile or C. diff), a vicious bacterial infection that is estimated to affect about 336,000 people each y ...
Surgery Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than one billion people in poor countries are starving, and malnutrition remains a major problem even in rich countries, making it a leading cause of death in the world. For over a hundred years, doctors have known that ...
Immunology Jul 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Next time your digestive system malfunctions in some embarrassing way, you can always blame man's best friend - not the dog, but the bacterial cells that live in your intestines. Not everyone has a dog but we all have enormous ...
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Protein scouts for dangerous bacteria: How the immune system detects listeria and other bad bacteria
Millions of "good" bacteria exist harmoniously on the skin and in the intestines of healthy people. When harmful bacteria attack, the immune system fights back by sending out white blood cells to destroy the disease-causing ...
Immunology Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Probiotics, often referred to as 'good bacteria', are known to promote a healthy gut, but can they promote a healthy mind? Exploring the new world of neurological probiotics, researchers in BioEssays present new ideas on how ...
Other Jul 06, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
University of Reading researchers are looking for volunteers for a new study which will examine the effects of wholegrain cereals on the immune system.
Health Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Poor gut flora is believed to trigger obesity. In the same way, healthy gut flora could reduce the risk. This has shown to be the case in tests on rats.
Medical research May 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
Just like intelligence agents watching for the real terrorists threatening to attack, monitoring healthcare worker adherence to mandatory hand-washing protocols via hand-washing squads in hospitals can go a long way to stop ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 1