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In this video Dr. Jeffrey Bland discusses recent research into the gut microbiome. Some of the research cited includes work done by the Cleveland Clinic showing certain gut microbiota may convert animal products consumed in…

Dr. Karen Scott, of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health at the University of Aberdeen (UK), tells us about probiotics and prebiotics and discusses what they are, how they differ from each other, how…

Today, we would like to share with you an excellent animation published by NPR and created by Benjamin Arthur. Entitled “Exploring The Invisible Universe That Lives On Us — And In Us”, it explains the universe of bacterial life…

We interviewed Prof. Paul O’Toole, Senior Lecturer at University College Cork, to discuss bacterial colonisation, or how bacteria reach the digestive tract from birth. The kind of birth, the family environment and food are some…

Some months ago, California welcomed the TEDxCaltech: The Brain conference, where experts from different areas discussed a range of issues about the brain and the future of neuroscience. At one of the sessions, Elaine Hsiao, PhD…

Functional disorders are those in which the parameters of analyses and tests are normal, even though people may be suffering from pain or other symptoms. According to what Prof. Magnus Simren, chairman of the United…

“You are not human, you are a walking bacterial colony,” says the Belgian researcher Jeroen Raes, from the Flanders Institute of Biology, in this video from TEDxBrussels. Raes discusses issues that go from the gut…

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation organized the 4th annual Digestive Health Summit for Healthcare Professionals that took place on Tuesday 5th November, 2013 in Toronto at the Allstream Center. You can check the program and…

Professor Joël Doré, Head of Research at the Unit for the Ecology and Physiology of the Digestive System at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - INRA), already…