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Gut Bacteria Without Food Diversity Causes Diabetes: Study

It’s the gut feeling that makes you healthy and it is a weak gut that makes you prone to Type 2 diabetes, say researchers from Pennington Biomedical Research Centre in US. To get a strong gut health, researchers suggest people to eat balanced and diversified diet to keep the bacteria ecosystem in your stomach in tact. Attributing the reduction in ...

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Water Ultimate Source of 10 Million Good Bacteria Per Glass, Reveals Study (Video)

In another breakthrough study, Swedish researchers have come out with a new study that throws light on an unbelievable 10 million good bacteria found in a glass of filtered water. No wonder, healthcare specialists insist on drinking more than 3 litres of water daily, which means 120 million bacteria intake amounting to maximum resistance generation in the body making it ...

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Avoid Obesity in Five Easy Steps; Eat Less, Exercise More

Eating less is not the only solution to prevent obesity, however it plays a major role in maintaining a healthy body weight. People under 25 are often seen complaining about their weight gain, the major reason of this is because of our lifestyle and environment. Youths are exposed to environmental pollutants, timing of food intake(which is the most important factor ...

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Meet Girish Sahni, New CSIR Director General

Microbiologist Girish Sahni, the erstwhile director of CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh, has been appointed as the new director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which entails him to act as the secretary of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) under the science and technology ministry. Sahni obtained hius PhD from the Indian Institute ...

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Extreme Exercise Affects Gut Bacteria, Leads to Poisoning: Study

Australia-based Monash University researchers have discovered that extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning, after studying volunteers who had participated in extreme endurance tests, including 24-hour ultra-marathons and multi-stage ultra-marathons, run on consecutive days. Based on blood samples taken before and after the events, when compared with a control group, showed that ...

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How probiotics benefit our gut to fight diseases?

A strain of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) gut bacteria that provides relief to intestinal problems, respiratory infections and some skin disorders works largely as a facilitator, by modifying the activity of other gut bacteria, researchers found. The researchers studied how LGG can help improve health and prevent disease.”This species of bacteria has a reputation for being really useful to humans,” ...

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How gut bacteria affect brain health?

The hundred trillion bacteria living in our gut have a significant impact on human behaviour and brain health, reports an Indian American researcher. “The diverse gut bacteria can impact normal brain activity and development, affect sleep and stress responses, play a role in a variety of diseases and be modified through diet for therapeutic use,” said Sampath Parthasarathy, Florida Hospital ...

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How Humans Evolved Stronger Than Other Species? It’s in Gut Bacteria, says study

How human species thrived and evolved stronger than other species to be what they are now? A new study has found that microbes residing within the guts of our ancestors helped the species evolve into more stable and resilient populations. The human race ancestors were robust enough to handle environmental changes and the natural disasters they encountered, noted the study. To ...

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Gut Bacteria Helps Reduce Body Weight: Study

While obesity is both inherited and imbibed over period, scientists have found that apart from our genetic makeup, it is the gut bateria or good bacteria inside the stomach that influences and reduces obesity. Researchers at King’s College London and Cornell University have identified a little known bacterial family that is highly heritable and more common in individuals with low ...

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