Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for metastatic colon cancer.
Lonsurf is a combination of two drugs, trifluridine and tipiracil. Continue reading
Your body is colonized by a vast array of microorganisms that modulate every aspect of your health and physiology, moment to moment, Continue reading
Negative thinking is defined as a spiraling of thinking that takes a person from one negative thought to the next. Continue reading
It’s been estimated that by the year 2050, drug-resistant disease will cause more than 10 million deaths and cost the global economy $100 trillion
Three of the primary sources of antibiotics entering the environment, the human food chain, Continue reading
Contrary to popular belief, obesity is not simply the result of eating too many calories and not exercising enough
Antibiotics, found in medicine and non-organic meats, promote obesity by killing off beneficial gut bacteria and altering your microbiome Continue reading
Three decades ago, autism affected one in 10,000 children. Today, autism is estimated to afflict as many as one in 50
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Your intestinal bacteria are part of your immune system, and researchers are discovering that microbes play instrumental roles in countless areas of your health, including your weight
Researchers have discovered a difference in gut bacteria between Continue reading
Despite a strong and vocal opposition, genetically engineered Roundup-resistant alfalfa was approved in late 2011. Conventional alfalfa farmers were concerned that their conventional alfalfa would be contaminated through cross-pollination
When Roundup Ready alfalfa Continue reading
Tests show that people in 18 countries across Europe have glyphosate in their bodies. Of the urine samples tested, an average of 44 percent was found to contain glyphosate; 70 percent of Germans, Britons, and Polish tested positive
Researchers have Continue reading
A shocking new study finds that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, “…may be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment,” capable of contributing to a wide range of fatal human diseases.
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In recent years, probiotic bacteria have been touted as an alternative medicine to relieve gastrointestinal issues, like indigestion, bloating and irritable bowel syndrome. Now, researchers believe that the healthy microbes may also be good for the mind.
In a mouse model, scientists from University College Cork and McMaster University found that rodents that consumed probiotic-enriched food displayed fewer symptoms and signs of depression and anxiety when compared to a control group.
“These findings highlight the important role that gut bacteria play in the bidirectional communication between the gut and the brain, the gut-brain axis, and opens up the intriguing opportunity of developing unique microbial-based strategies for treatment Continue reading