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Covid-19: Timing is critical for antibody tests, finds Cochrane review
A Cochrane systematic review has found that, when it comes to antibody testing for covid-19, timing is everything.
What’s with the weather?
It has been presumed that weather indicators seem to be significant and integral in predicting and preventing COVID-19 transmission.
Obesity and Covid-19 – is the link Leaky Gut?
Consistent observations report increased severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection in overweight men with cardiovascular factors.
Physical distancing of 1 metre reduces risk by 82%
The efficacy of face masks in reducing SARS-CoV-2 transmission has been contentious.
Health benefits of Colostrum on TTAC website
I found this article on the health benefits of Colostrum and Lactoferrin on the TTAC website. Enjoy!
Timebomb of ‘impossible to treat’ diseases in UK as experts see a rise in antibiotic-resistant infections
A rise in antibiotic-resistant blood poisoning - caused by the E.coli bacteria - is posing such a huge risk that experts fear the country could be facing a timebomb of diseases that are impossible to treat.
Probiotics – an Answer to Depression?
Did You Know… that the safest, most affordable and most effective alternative to anti-depressants may be… bacteria?
Patrick Strudwick Talks about SIBO
Those of you who have had telephone consultations with the Helpline Team here at Immunecare may have heard us talking about SIBO - Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth as an alternative diagnosis for some cases of IBS. We have recognised this for years, and it is now becoming more to the forefront.
Love Your Gut Bugs
Microbiologists are shining a scientific spotlight on previously neglected inhabitants of our bodies. The 100 trillion bacteria that populate an average adult, living mainly in the guts, should be treated with more respect, recent research shows, because they play a vital role in maintaining human health.
Gut Bacteria Balance May Affect Your Appetite
Over the last half decade, it has become increasingly clear that the normal gastrointestinal (GI) bacteria play a variety of very important roles in the biology of human and animals.
England Rugby Captain Discusses His Ulcerative Colitis
The former England rugby captain Lewis Moody was used to some tough battles on the pitch but none were to prove harder than coping with a bowel disease.
Doctors Reporting a Rise in the Number of People Suffering from Gastrointestinal Problems and IBS
Issues such as erratic eating patterns, stress from hectic lifestyles, more processed food and “excess hygiene in childhood, lowering gut immunity” being seen as major factors.
‘Doctors were certain I was Anorexic – in fact I had Crohn’s’
Looking back at teenage photos, Fiona Argo can barely recognise herself as the young woman with jutting collarbones and stick-thin legs. But she can see why concerned friends and family thought she was in the grip of an eating disorder.
Gluten sensitivity – is it all just FODMAPS?
An Australian study published last year found that it may not be gluten causing gut problems in people with supposed sensitivities.
Autism linked to gut bacteria that affects the brain
Researchers have found further evidence linking the type of bacteria in the gut to child with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The study reveals a distinct difference in the fecal samples of children with and without ASD.
Single binge drinking episode can cause ‘Leaky Gut’.
A single alcohol binge can cause bacteria to leak from the gut and increase levels of bacterial toxins in the blood (leaky gut), according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Too many antibiotics can spoil your gut
A leading gastroenterologist warns that the use of antibiotics to treat digestive health problems is a major public health issue.
High rates of gastrointestinal problems in autism
Children with autism are about four times more likely to experience gastrointestinal (GI) distress than are their typically developing peers, reports a large review published 28 April in Paediatrics.
Antibiotics could cure chronic back pain, study finds
Antibiotics could cure 40% of chronic back pain patients. Up to four in 10 cases of chronic lower back pain could be cured by antibiotics, research has suggested. Around five million people in Britain will suffer chronic back pain at some point in their lives, and the cause is often not clear.
Dysthymia due to lack of serotonin
Meryl was diagnosed with dysthymia - a little known yet common condition characterised by chronically low mood and energy, sleep and appetite problems as well as an aversion to social contact. Meryl is now having treatment that is already transforming her life.