Tag: "gut" at medical news
New Probiotic Supplement, Promotes Digestive Health and Boosts Immune System
... stated that the level of positive bacteria in the gut
diminishes by 1,000 times by the time we reach the age of 60-65. "Since a healthy and balanced digestive system is crucial to everyone, people of all ages (over 12) can benefit from taking a probiotic supplement like Sustenex with GanedenBC30 daily,"...
Novel Delivery Method of Insulin Gene to Combat Juvenile Diabetes Developed
... to achieve this by inducing specific cells of the gut
to take over production of insulin. The team previously reported that gut
K-cells can be induced with the insulin gene to produce insulin in response to meal ingestion in a p...
Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning
...ifically, without affecting beneficial bacteria or gut
cells. The term is commonly used in its shortened form, phage. Both GangaGen and The University of Nottingham are leaders in bacteriophage research and view the technology as a vital breakthrough in the control of bacterial contamination and associ...
Functional Foods Must Be Monitored to Assess Their Long-term Safety and Effectiveness
...rts or margarines which improve the health of your gut
or heart. These foods are rapidly increasing in popularity. Between January and April 2005 200 functional foods were launched onto the market and with a turnover of 316 million in 2005, the active health-drink market is one of the fastest growing ...
Gluten Intolerance Cases Diagnosed Late in UK
...an average of 13 years to be diagnosed. It is a gut
disorder caused by gluten intolerance, and can lead to bone problems, infertility or bowel cancer. Gluten is a protein group found in wheat and other flours that forms the structure of the bread dough. Gluten holds the carbon dioxide (CO2) produce...
Life Expectancy Increased by Eating Less
...found that the gene called 'pha-4' plays a role in gut
development in embryonic worms, but in adults is associated with calorie-restricted longevity. Scientists say humans do have three genes very similar to pha-4. These genes say the researchers are related to glucagon, a pancreatic hormone that incre...
Diet for Autism
...o be leaked into the body resulting in the leaky gut
syndrome . According to one hypothetical theory, ...function. Another theory postulates that the leaky gut
activates a negative immune response. Surveys reveal that nearly all the autistic children are pla...
Yoghurt To Treat Bowel Infections
...al yoghurts, may have a beneficial effect on human gut
health by helping to restore the normal gut
organisms. Ms Karen Manley, Renal Dietitian at Austin Health, Melbourne, and colleagues conducted...
Potential Target for Allergy Therapy
...ti compared the activity of dendritic cells in the gut
and in the spleen of allergic and allergy resistant mice. He found that in the gut
of susceptible mice, dendritic cells have stopped producing IL-12. We have identified a molecule ...
Boffins Identify Molecule That Might Treat Food Allergy
...rs compared the activity of dendritic cells in the gut
and in the spleen of allergic and allergy resistan...the dendritic cells stopped producing IL-12 in the gut
of susceptible mice. "We have identified a molecule that is very important for the regulation of i...
Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection
...f) is a bacterium that is present naturally in the gut
of around 3% of adults and 66% of children. C. diff doesnt cause any problems in healthy people. However, some antibiotics that are used to treat other health conditions can interfere with the balance of good bacteria in the gut. When this happens,...
Babys Poop is of Interest for Researchers
... to figure out how we go from a completely sterile gut
to having a microbial ecosystem that will be with ...similar to that found in adults' intestines. The gut
of a baby is a rapidly evolving place. It has no inhabitants before birth. Within days of an infant'...
Revealing the Secrets of Gut Ecosystem
...ely begin to acquire the microbial denizens of the gut
from their environment -- the birth canal, mothers...lot of studies say they are a major constituent of gut
flora beginning shortly after birth." Putting the study on a firmer footing was the fortuitous inc...
Boffins Link Atkins Diet With Bowel Cancer
...a decline in the production of a fatty acid in the gut
, due to the consumption of carbohydrates. The fatty acid butyrate, which protects against colorectal cancer, is produced by bacteria and helps in fighting cancerous cells. Researchers from the Rowett Research Institute, in Aberdeen, found that th...
Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way
...y and coming to terms with it, Jolene Sodano had a gut
feeling that it was a girl that was growing inside...t weeks after receiving the first test result. Her gut
feeling proved right she was indeed having a girl and not a boy as determined by the earlier test. ...
Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain
...be mediated by both short-term regulators, such as gut
hormones, and long-term regulators, said Takashi Kadowaki of the University of Tokyo. In this study, we identified, for the first time, a potential long-term regulator that allows energy to be stored efficiently, namely, adiponectin. The findings o...
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