Category : Gut Microbiota

Abdominal pain, bloating, changes in stool frequency and consistency. These are just some of the symptoms associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a chronic functional disorder whose origins are unknown. It has no known treatment, only recommendations to keep symptoms at bay. In Western countries, almost two out of ten gastroenterology consultations are motivated by this disorder.   Professor Magnus Simrén, researcher at…

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Abdominal pain, bloating, changes in stool frequency and consistency. These are just some of the symptoms associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a chronic functional disorder whose origins are unknown. It has no known treatment, only recommendations to keep symptoms at bay. In Western countries, almost two out of ten gastroenterology consultations are motivated by this disorder.   Professor Magnus Simrén, researcher at…

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Rob Knight, professor at University of Colorado, Boulder, is a pioneer in the study of the human microbiota, the group of bacteria that live in our bodies and help take care of our health. In the talk How our microbes make us who we are, given at a TED Talks conference, Knight analyses the communities of microbes we host in…

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Rob Knight, professor at University of Colorado, Boulder, is a pioneer in the study of the human microbiota, the group of bacteria that live in our bodies and help take care of our health. In the talk How our microbes make us who we are, given at a TED Talks conference, Knight analyses the communities of microbes we host in…

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There are just 3 days to go until the beginning of the 4th Gut Microbiota for Health Summit, the most prestigious international event for scientific debate on gut microbiota. Our editorial team will be in Barcelona hard at work, interviewing experts and taking part in the different sessions and workshops.   We will be informing you about the event’s latest…

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There are just 3 days to go until the beginning of the 4th Gut Microbiota for Health Summit, the most prestigious international event for scientific debate on gut microbiota. Our editorial team will be in Barcelona hard at work, interviewing experts and taking part in the different sessions and workshops.   We will be informing you about the event’s latest…

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Colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer) is the third most common cancer in the world, according to World Cancer Research Fund International. By 2035, it is predicted there will be 2.4 million cases of this type of tumour diagnosed annually worldwide, mostly in developed countries. The risk of developing it is about 1 in 20 (5%) and it is…

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Colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer) is the third most common cancer in the world, according to World Cancer Research Fund International. By 2035, it is predicted there will be 2.4 million cases of this type of tumour diagnosed annually worldwide, mostly in developed countries. The risk of developing it is about 1 in 20 (5%) and it is…

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TED Ed Lessons Worth Sharing presents “You are your microbes”, an animated movie where the researchers Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin show, in an easy way, that the human body harbors a huge quantity of bacteria organized in communities. The relevance of these microbial communities is essential, they explained, because it is thanks to their activity that our body works…

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TED Ed Lessons Worth Sharing presents “You are your microbes”, an animated movie where the researchers Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin show, in an easy way, that the human body harbors a huge quantity of bacteria organized in communities. The relevance of these microbial communities is essential, they explained, because it is thanks to their activity that our body works…

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At first, he noticed a twitch in one of his fingers. “It’s nothing”, he thought. But as time went on, the movements did not stop. So Michael J Fox, who played Marty McFly in the popular Back to the Future film saga, decided to go to the doctor, who, unfortunately, diagnosed him with Parkinson’s disease in 1991. At that time,…

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At first, he noticed a twitch in one of his fingers. “It’s nothing”, he thought. But as time went on, the movements did not stop. So Michael J Fox, who played Marty McFly in the popular Back to the Future film saga, decided to go to the doctor, who, unfortunately, diagnosed him with Parkinson’s disease in 1991. At that time,…

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Within a month, the Fourth Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit will take place in Barcelona. The previous editions, held in Evian, Madrid and Miami, were positive proofs of the interest the scientific community has for the hundreds of trillions of bacteria that inhabit our intestines, and their importance to our health. This year will be the Summit’s fourth edition,…

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Within a month, the Fourth Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit will take place in Barcelona. The previous editions, held in Evian, Madrid and Miami, were positive proofs of the interest the scientific community has for the hundreds of trillions of bacteria that inhabit our intestines, and their importance to our health. This year will be the Summit’s fourth edition,…

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronical autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, the brain and other organs. In Spain, between forty and fifty thousand people suffer from lupus, according to the Spanish Association of Lupus (Federación Española de Lupus). A new research study, lead by researchers…

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronical autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. It can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, the brain and other organs. In Spain, between forty and fifty thousand people suffer from lupus, according to the Spanish Association of Lupus (Federación Española de Lupus). A new research study, lead by researchers…

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It might sound like a cliché, but the truth is that 2014 has already gone by in the blink of an eye, and soon we will be toasting, celebrating New Year’s Eve and making resolutions for the next year. Before all that happens, we would like to propose you to take a look at this soon-to-end year, microbiotally speaking. To…

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It might sound like a cliché, but the truth is that 2014 has already gone by in the blink of an eye, and soon we will be toasting, celebrating New Year’s Eve and making resolutions for the next year. Before all that happens, we would like to propose you to take a look at this soon-to-end year, microbiotally speaking. To…

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“Our mission is to make tremendous improvements to human health through microbiome science”, states the front page of the new American Microbiome Institute’s website.  Established in 2013, it is a non-profit organization aimed at advancing science and education related to microbiomes. Although they have ‘American’ in their name, they pursue establishing cooperation ties with researchers in Europe. Companies, academic institutions,…

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“Our mission is to make tremendous improvements to human health through microbiome science”, states the front page of the new American Microbiome Institute’s website.  Established in 2013, it is a non-profit organization aimed at advancing science and education related to microbiomes. Although they have ‘American’ in their name, they pursue establishing cooperation ties with researchers in Europe. Companies, academic institutions,…

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