Parkinson's disease may originate in the gut and not in the brain, according to a new study.
A compound in chili peppers and edible marijuana could reduce gut inflammation and reverse type 1 diabetes.
Can anyone actually become drunk without drinking?
Researchers have made a 3D printing substrate that kills bacteria on contact, according to a recent study.
New findings published in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology show that though high-fat, high calorie food is likely to blame for increased risk of obesity and other related diseases--it may not just be from higher amounts of calories. Researchers believe that lo...
Antibiotic use during childhood may increase the risk of weight gain later in life, according to recent findings published in the International Journal of Obesity.
You know the saying that a "man's heart is through his stomach?" Well, there's some truth that, but unfortunately, we're not referring to romance in this case.
A 29-year-old British man made history. After receiving the polio vaccine as an infant, health officials discovered that it had somehow mutated to a virulent strain that had been living in his gut for over just about 30 years now.
Certain types of microbial communities or microbiota may increase the risk of premature birth, according to researchers at Stanford University. A new study monitored the bacterial neighborhoods in different parts of a woman's reproductive tract, which can potentially determine the risk.
New findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal that intestinal microbiota may play a role in inducing anxiety and depression.
Could a loss of dietary diversity be what's to blame for a rise in obesity?
Scientists are still learning about Parkinson's Disease (PD), a neurodegenerative health issue that affects movement. However, researchers at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital believe that the health issue may start in the gut. The findings are published in the journal Annals of Neuro...