Posts Tagged "Gut"

Bacteria In Our Guts May Be Communicating With Our DNA, Study Shows

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 in Health Optimization, Medical Rewind

Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have a lot to say about this article on the February 25, 2019 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Bacteria in the gut may be able to boss around the genes found in their hosts – at least, in worms. According to a new study published in the journal Cell, trillions of bacteria found within the average gut may be practicing a sort of “interspecies communication” that transcends language.  Gut bacteria secrete a molecule called nitric oxide. In an attempt to understand how bacteria communicate with its host,...

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‘Gut Feelings’: More Than Heartburn, Indigestion?

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the June 8th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** If promising but early studies pan out, psychiatrists of the future could make a most unusual request of their patients: a sample of their stool. Yes, the bodily specimen used to help diagnose digestive diseases might also offer clues as to what’s happening at the other end of someone’s anatomy. Intriguing research, done mainly in rats and mice so far, suggests that bacteria that live in the gut influence brain development, mood, and...

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When Food Isn’t Enough: Gut Bugs Affect Malnutrition

Posted on Jun 26, 2014 in Health & Wellness

A new study may help explain why some children with malnutrition never seem to get better, even when they are finally fed. It has to do with the population of germs that live in the intestines and help digest food, researchers said Wednesday. The findings suggest it’s possible that food alone might not be enough to help kids recover from malnutrition. They may need a bacterial boost, also. It’s become common knowledge that everyone carries a microbiome — a population of microbes such as bacteria and yeast that affect all sorts of functions, from absorbing food to immune response and...

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