Healthcare Professionals

Between January 2010 and April 2015, 901 patients with CDI were identified, with a gradual increase over time (2010= 54 patients; 2011= 116 patients; 2012= 200 patients; 2013= 212 patients; 2014= 268 patients; January-April 2015= 71 patients). Thirty-five patients with severe cases underwent FMT: 7 in 2013, 16 in 2014, and 12 between January and April 2015.

As MyNewGut, a research initiative involving thirty organizations from fifteen countries, continued to carry out its research program on prebiotic fibres and the gut microbiota, project participants held a workshop before the International Dietary Fibre Conference 2015 in Paris.

New app helps Canadians choose a probiotic

25 Feb 2015

by GMFH Editing Team

With a greater public awareness of probiotics, patients may ask health professionals to recommend a probiotic suitable for their needs.

Meet Your Microbiome is a webseminar proposed by the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation. In this online education presentation, Dr. Richard Fedorak from the University of Alberta discusses the links between the microbiome, health and disease.  

Probiotics’ Part II: In Sickness and in Health

6 Oct 2014

by GMFH Editing Team

In a previous GMFH article, ‘PROBIOTICS’ PART I: A BRANCHING DEFINITION, we covered recent updates to the definition of probiotics as discussed at the October 2013 meeting organized by The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP). Three of