Category : Research & Practice

Professor Paul O'Toole of University College Cork (Ireland) recently gave a seminar as part of the Collège de France symposium: Diet-Microbiota-Health Interactions in Elderly People. Afterward, he took the time to speak with Gut Microbiota for Health about the event.  1) Can you give us a brief overview of your College de France symposium talk? I began by reviewing what's been…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

Professor Paul O'Toole of University College Cork (Ireland) recently gave a seminar as part of the Collège de France symposium: Diet-Microbiota-Health Interactions in Elderly People. Afterward, he took the time to speak with Gut Microbiota for Health about the event.  1) Can you give us a brief overview of your College de France symposium talk? I began by reviewing what's been…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

Following our Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014 video series, Prof. Ted Dinan from the Department of Psychiatry at the University College Cork, Ireland, here enlightens us about the gut brain axis issue related to gut microbiota. The #GMFH2014 took place in Miami, Florida, USA on March 8-9, 2014. Prof. Ted Dinan presented the "Gut Brain Axis" workshop, together with…

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Following our Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014 video series, Prof. Ted Dinan from the Department of Psychiatry at the University College Cork, Ireland, here enlightens us about the gut brain axis issue related to gut microbiota. The #GMFH2014 took place in Miami, Florida, USA on March 8-9, 2014. Prof. Ted Dinan presented the "Gut Brain Axis" workshop, together with…

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Following our Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014 video series, Prof. D. Brent Polk from the Department of Pediatrics and Vice-Dean for Child Health Keck School of Medicine of the University of South California, USA, here enlightens us about pediatric diseases and their connection to the gut microbiota. https://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/videos/gmfh2014-interviews/Brent-Polk.mp4

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Following our Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014 video series, Prof. D. Brent Polk from the Department of Pediatrics and Vice-Dean for Child Health Keck School of Medicine of the University of South California, USA, here enlightens us about pediatric diseases and their connection to the gut microbiota. https://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/videos/gmfh2014-interviews/Brent-Polk.mp4

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This study, which appeared in Gut, explored how diet and exercise correlate with differences in the gut microbiota.   The researchers collected faecal and blood samples from professional rugby athletes (male elite professional players) that were compared with control subjects (healthy males). Also, compositional analysis of the microbiota of both groups was explored by performing 16S rRNA analyses. The results…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

This study, which appeared in Gut, explored how diet and exercise correlate with differences in the gut microbiota.   The researchers collected faecal and blood samples from professional rugby athletes (male elite professional players) that were compared with control subjects (healthy males). Also, compositional analysis of the microbiota of both groups was explored by performing 16S rRNA analyses. The results…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

This article, from The Gordon Lab at Washington University in St. Louis, investigated the gut microbiota of Bangladeshi children who had experienced severe acute malnutrition (SAM). SAM is defined by anthropometric measurements; those children with weight-for-height Z-scores (WHZ) below three standard deviations from the median of the World Health Organisation (WHO) reference growth standards are considered as suffering from SAM.…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

This article, from The Gordon Lab at Washington University in St. Louis, investigated the gut microbiota of Bangladeshi children who had experienced severe acute malnutrition (SAM). SAM is defined by anthropometric measurements; those children with weight-for-height Z-scores (WHZ) below three standard deviations from the median of the World Health Organisation (WHO) reference growth standards are considered as suffering from SAM.…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

Prof. Patrice Cani, of Belgium’s Université catholique de Louvain, is involved in the Metabolism and Nutrition research group of the Louvain Drug Research Institute. He investigates the role of the gut microbiota in the development of metabolic disorders: obesity, type 2 diabetes and low-grade inflammation. He aims to uncover the mechanisms involved in the gut-to-liver and in the gut-to-adipose tissue…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

Prof. Patrice Cani, of Belgium’s Université catholique de Louvain, is involved in the Metabolism and Nutrition research group of the Louvain Drug Research Institute. He investigates the role of the gut microbiota in the development of metabolic disorders: obesity, type 2 diabetes and low-grade inflammation. He aims to uncover the mechanisms involved in the gut-to-liver and in the gut-to-adipose tissue…

Kristina Campbell
Science writer Kristina Campbell (M.Sc.), from British Columbia (Canada), specializes in communicating about the gut microbiota, digestive health, and nutrition. Author of the best selling Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, her freelance work has appeared in publications around the world. Kristina joined the Gut Microbiota for Health publishing team in 2014.  Find her on: GoogleTwitter

In this video, Prof. Colleen Kelly, speaker at the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit in Miami, talks about fecal transplantation.   https://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/videos//gmfh2014-interviews/Colleen-Kelly.mp4

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In this video, Prof. Colleen Kelly, speaker at the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit in Miami, talks about fecal transplantation.   https://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/videos//gmfh2014-interviews/Colleen-Kelly.mp4

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This interview of Prof. Eamonn Quigley, chairman of the Foundation of the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), was made during the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014. He tells us about the World Digestive Health Day 2014, an initiative by the WGO.   https://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/videos/gmfh2014-interviews/Eamonn-Quigley.mp4

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This interview of Prof. Eamonn Quigley, chairman of the Foundation of the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), was made during the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2014. He tells us about the World Digestive Health Day 2014, an initiative by the WGO.   https://www.gutmicrobiotaforhealth.com/videos/gmfh2014-interviews/Eamonn-Quigley.mp4

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At the occasion of the World Digestive Health Day (WDHD), on Thursday, May 29, the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) and European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) produced a short video on the importance of gut microbes in health and disease. It was also backed up by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), medical associations, patient organisations and the charity foundation Core. The…

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GMFH Editing Team

At the occasion of the World Digestive Health Day (WDHD), on Thursday, May 29, the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) and European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) produced a short video on the importance of gut microbes in health and disease. It was also backed up by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), medical associations, patient organisations and the charity foundation Core. The…

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The 3rd edition of the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit took place in Miami, Florida, USA, March 8 & 9, 2014. The event was hosted by the Gut Microbiota & Health Section of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, with the support of Danone. The official summit report is now…

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The 3rd edition of the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit took place in Miami, Florida, USA, March 8 & 9, 2014. The event was hosted by the Gut Microbiota & Health Section of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, with the support of Danone. The official summit report is now…

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