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New Treatments Using Gut Bacteria Could Ease Obesity-Related Health Problems

By | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 18:18

Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.

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Could Abnormal Gut Bacteria Be the Cause of Autism?

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

With an estimated 1 in 88 people affected with autism spectrum disorder, researchers are on the hunt for, if not a treatment, at least a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the condition.