Western diets high in fats and sugars, modern lifestyles with stress and sedentarism and the indiscriminate use of antibiotics together with other frequently prescribed drugs -such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and proton pump inhibitors- are major drivers of changes in microbiota composition and gut barrier disruption. (Dr. Maria Rescigno)

The GMFH publishing team is pleased to share a new summary document—this one on the latest scientific work on the intestinal barrier. With an editorial from Dr. Maria Rescigno, Professor at Humanitas University and group leader at Humanitas Research hospital of Milan (Italy), this document contains a selection of key scientific studies related to the intestinal barrier, plus a list of resources for further reading.

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“Best of” document on Gut Barrier

GMFH Editing Team
GMFH Editing Team