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About Gut Microbiota

Are you familiar with the “biotic” family? As part of the GMFH 10th-anniversary interviews, we asked Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders to explain a little more about this concept and the health benefits provided by this group of substances.

While many would like to discover the fountain of youth, the secret to aging gracefully might lie, in part, in our gut.

Microbiome tests are increasingly being used to identify suitable diets, probiotics or prebiotics to different individuals, and the risk of developing chronic diseases based on gut microbiota composition and other personal data. But what kind of information do microbiome tests provide and how reliable are their results for clinical practice?

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What leads a journalist or writer to publish another book about the large community of bacteria living in the gut? To answer this question, we spoke to Cristina Sáez, a science journalist who, in conjunction with Spanish organization Fundación Alicia, has recently published a book on the subject called La ciencia de la microbiota.

There is a growing interest in the role diet plays in behavior, yet current studies have yielded inconsistent results around directly linking the gut microbiome as the cause of certain behaviors such as anxiety, depression and autistic behavior. A recent study tries to tackle the question of whether the gut microbiome is directly linked to autism spectrum disorders.

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Inflammation has been involved in the onset of chronic diseases. Probiotics emerge as a potential dietary tool for managing those conditions, partly through their role in immune system modulation and the anti-inflammatory response. Find out what is known about the anti-inflammatory effects of probiotics and their potential applications at the bedside.

Bacteria and fungi in the human gut microbiota may contribute to the underlying mechanisms of IBS, which means the latter can be explored as a potential target for IBS. This article explores what is known about the role of the gut microbiome and yeast probiotics in irritable bowel syndrome.

Correcting the altered gut microbiome is an important goal in Clostridioides difficile management, but the matter is not addressed by mainstream treatments with antibiotics. This article focuses on where fecal microbiota transplantation and investigational microbiota-based therapeutics stand for C. difficile infection (Part 3)