(Natural News) A recent study from the Beckman Research Institute in California revealed a surprising link between gut bacteria and inflammation. The findings, which were published in the journal Nature Communications, identified an envelope molecule from Bacteroides fragilis to have anti-inflammatory properties. According to the researchers, the molecule – which they called capsular polysaccharide A (PSA) – promotes protective and anti-inflammatory responses during a viral infection. In particular, it can be used to protect the body against herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), a severe form of brain inflammation with a 70 percent mortality rate without treatment. →
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(NaturalHealth365) Whether you are fat or thin may be a family trait, but not just through the inheritance of poor eating habits and a tradition of second helpings. But, before you jump to conclusions, this is not your typical story about genetics and if you want to avoid degenerative disease – I suggest you carefully read this story. →
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(NaturalHealth365) One of the most promising areas of personalized medicine is the continued research of gut microbiology and its pivotal role in human health and longevity science – especially as it relates to Parkinson’s disease.
For example, groundbreaking research at The University of Helsinki Institute of Biotechnology in Finland published findings in EBioMedicine that the gut microbiology of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients is significantly correlated with disease progression. Compared to the control group of relatively healthy persons, those with PD have vastly different gut bacteria. →
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In Part I, “The Disturbing Increase in Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults,” we called attention to the steep rise in colorectal cancer incidence in young people in their twenties and thirties and discussed the risks associated with viral vaccines. In Part II, we discuss glyphosate as another plausible culprit in the colorectal cancer epidemic.
(Collective-Evolution) Gut bacteria play a pivotal role in shoring up brain health and overall health. This fact has become a widely acknowledged talking point in scientific circles as well as in the popular press. The reverse is also true—when diet or environmental factors produce gut dysbiosis (an imbalance of the microbes that reside in the gastrointestinal tract), the imbalance can “impact the pathologies of many diseases.” →
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Everyone knows about vitamin C. It fights the common cold, boosts immunity, and even improves skin. You may know about vitamin D. It fights disease, helps your mood, and regulates calcium. Vitamin A from sweet potatoes and vitamin B from salmon, and even omegas 3-6-9 are relatively well-known. But what about vitamin K?
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(NaturalHealth365) As we all know, blueberries are packed with lots of great nutrients and often celebrated by scientists for their health benefits. But, can they really help lower your risk of heart disease?
That’s precisely what a group of researchers from the University of East Anglia and scientists from Harvard University set out to discover in a recent study. They specifically wanted to find out if eating blueberries regularly could change the metabolic profile of individuals with metabolic syndrome – a group of conditions like high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol levels, and high blood pressure that can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
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(Natural News) Exercise and gut health are both important to your well-being. And interestingly, these two are related. A study published in the journal Experimental Physiology revealed that your fitness level may affect the diversity of bacteria in your gut, and thus influence your health.
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