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Month: November 2018

23 . 11 . 2018

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation - Potential Therapeutic Uses

In recent years, the scientific community has recognized the intestinal microbiome’s important role in various metabolic and immunological processes. The word microbiome refers to the  ecosystem of microorganisms present in the human body, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Each human being has its unique and characteristic ecosystem that contributes to a multitude of physiological reactions.

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Categories: Autoimmunity, Microbiome

09 . 11 . 2018

The Relationship between Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal condition characterized by bloating, abdominal pain and altered bowel habits (constipation and/or diarrhea). It is an important cause of reduced quality of life, and the available therapeutic approaches are often not very effective.

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Categories: Digestion, Microbiome