Swallowing a tiny capsule could offer a full view of your GI tract and gut bacteria. The tiny tool could even scoop up bacteria and deliver them to doctors.
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Specific bacteria in the small intestines of malnourished children play a causal role in stunted growth, a finding that could lead to better therapies.
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A tried-and-true equation is helping researchers make a model of the gut microbiome. That could pave the way for one day tweaking it to boost health.
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In a new study, young people newly diagnosed with celiac disease had higher levels of chemicals from pesticides, nonstick cookware, and flame retardants in their blood.
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New research finds depleted bacteria in the intestines of people with ulcerative colitis. The finding suggests supplements could ease the condition.
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A 550-million-year-old fossilized digestive tract could shed light on the early history of animals on Earth and a key moment in evolution.
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Altering the microbiota may be a way to stave off chronic inflammatory diseases that affect the digestive tract, including IBD and Crohn's disease.
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Conventional culture-based lab tests may misdiagnose as many as half of the microbial causes of diarrhea diseases in children
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New guidelines for how to handle patients with an upper GI bleed could lift the burden on busy emergency rooms, say researchers.
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Why do we crave more sugar after having some? In this video, an expert explains how the connection between our gut and brain plays a role.
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