Health

Have constipation? Here are 4 treatments

Chronic constipation is incredibly common. Around one in four people worldwide report symptoms, while in Australia and New Zealand, it's around one in seven.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Liver fibrosis 'off switch' discovered in mice

Chronic alcohol abuse and hepatitis can injure the liver, often leading to a buildup of collagen and scar tissue. Understanding this process, known as liver fibrosis, could help researchers develop new ways to prevent or ...

Immunology

Algae shown to improve gastrointestinal health

A widespread, fast-growing plant called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is famous in scientific laboratories due to its position as the world's most exhaustively studied algae.

Health

With high fiber diets, more protein may mean more bloating

People who eat high fiber diets are more likely to experience bloating if their high fiber diet is protein-rich as compared to carbohydrate-rich, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School ...

Immunology

Poop matters: Making the mouse gut microbiome more human-like

There is a growing consensus that the gut microbiome is involved in many aspects of physical and mental health, including the onset of Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, and even some behaviors. The microbiota of the ...

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