Genes, Viruses, Microbes and IBD

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Crohn’s disease is common and miserable to suffer from, yet its actual cause is still under some debate as no clear understanding has yet…

A Bacteria Triggers Arthritis.

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The gut microbiomes of humans and mice are broadly similar which is helpful as this paper has used the mouse model to explain how…

Butyrate Improves Bowel Transit

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Problems such as poor transit or constipation are common, and can produce significant misery for the individual compromised in this manner. Butyrate is a…

Can Bacteria Make You Smarter?

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The potential cognitive gains linked to the role of gastrointestinal bacteria continues to attract international interest. The scientific community are becoming entranced with the…