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2014-01-06 23:25:43

3 Day Thrush Cure, designed by Rebecca Hawort,h is the latest program that teache how to relieve candidiasis naturally without using any medication. Is the 3 Day Thrush Cure review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 Thrush or candidiasis is an infection of the mouth that is caused by the candida fungus or yeast. Thrush can affect anyone, and occurs most often in toddlers and babies, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems. 3...

2013-12-24 23:04:22

We all experience what we call “gut feelings”. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes recent research indicates that intestinal microbes may influence the workings of our brains. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 It is commonly accepted that a poor diet leads to poor health. Changes in diet also affects the bacteria that grow in the intestinal system, known as the biome. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that the...

Epidemic Of E. Coli Infections Traced To One Strain Of Bacteria
2013-12-17 11:54:36

George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services Fast-evolving lethal clone spreads worldwide, according to new study published today In the past decade, a single strain of Escherichia coli, or E. coli, has become the main cause of bacterial infections in women and the elderly by invading the bladder and kidneys, according to a study published today in the American Society for Microbiology's open access journal mBio. Besides becoming more resistant to...

Domestic Dogs Offer Protection From Asthma And Infection: Study
2013-12-17 11:46:04

[ Watch the Video: Pet Dogs May Shield Kids From Later Allergies ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that children who grow up in a house with a dog are less likely to develop severe allergies and now a new study from an American team of researchers has found that gut bacteria may play a role in that relationship. According to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), mice that were exposed to...

Bacteria Turns Nasty When Under Threat
2013-12-15 05:21:32

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online E. coli is one of millions of bacterial species that live in our gut. From when we are infants, E. coli dwells peacefully in the lower intestine, maintaining a give-and-take relationship with our body – it helps the gut digest food, and gets energy to live and reproduce in return. However, the normally harmless bacterium can quickly evolve into a deadly form that can cause severe food poisoning, infection, and sometimes death....

2013-12-11 23:23:50

Yeast-based Florastor maintains beneficial flora balance: top tummy tips. San Bruno, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 It's no surprise, 'tis the season for tummy troubles, especially given that an average holiday meal alone packs in 4,500 calories and a whopping 220 grams of fat.†1. Add sugary, processed treats, liters of alcohol, plus a serious lack of fiber, and it quickly turns into a gut-wrenching situation. Think of it as the perfect storm: holiday stress, the overindulgence...

2013-12-05 23:25:51

In a new video from Health Nutrition News they detail the benefits received from balancing gut bacteria and its effect on improved overall health and weight loss. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 In this video the experts from Health Nutrition News introduce viewers to probiotics (good bacteria) that live in the gut of people. Additionally, they discuss how maintaining the ideal ratio of “good bacteria” (known as probiotics) to “bad bacteria” is now gaining recognition as...

2013-12-04 16:01:15

Infants and toddlers frequently carry toxigenic Clostridium difficile, usually with no harm to themselves, but can serve as a reservoir and spread the bacteria to adults in whom it can cause severe disease, according to a study by a team of Swedish researchers published ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. In the study, which involved following 42 children from birth to 1 ½ or 3 years, the investigators found that C. difficile strains persisted for more than six months...

2013-11-27 13:20:55

Longitudinal study examines patients treated for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections Scientists at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and physicians at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. Transplanting fecal matter of healthy donors into patients with recurrent C. difficile infection...


Latest Gut flora Reference Libraries

Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

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...

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2011-04-15 14:54:29

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...

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

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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