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For centuries, the health benefits of ingesting dark chocolate have been lauded. Why, however, has remained a mystery, until now.
Our intestines harbor an astronomical number of bacteria, around 100 times the number of cells in our body, known as the gut microbiota.
ReNew Life Formulas, Inc., America’s #1 Digestive Care Company in health food stores, has received the 2014 ConsumerLab.com Survey Award as the Top-Rated Probiotic Product in Consumer Satisfaction
Assay runs on the Atlas System, an innovative fully automated molecular system for food pathogen detection WARREN, N.J., Feb.
Natural Candida Cleanse designed by Margaret Pearson is the latest program that teaches people how to treat candida safely without the side effects of antibiotics.
Rhode Island Hospital researchers have identified components in Clostridium difficile (C. diff) that may lead to new diagnostic tools, and ultimately more timely and effective treatment for this often fatal infection.
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMDx announced today that the artus C.
GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Diagnostic workflow for C.
Certain types of probiotics could help women combat obesity by restoring the balance of their intestinal microbiota in favor of bacteria that helps promote healthy weight, according to new research.
In 1859 an Australian farmer named Thomas Austin released 24 grey rabbits from Europe into the wild because it "could do little harm and might provide a touch of home, in addition to a spot of hunting." By the end of the century, the rabbits had begun to overrun native ecosystems, reaching nationwide numbers of 600 million by 1950.
The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...
Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most strains are harmless; however, some such as O157:H7 can cause food poisoning in humans and are often responsible for product recalls. The normal flora of the gut normally contains the harmless strains and often provide K2 to the body. They are not always confined to the intestine and have the ability to survive briefly outside of the body. It grows easily...
Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...
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