Tag: Human gastrointestinal tract

GI tract bacteria may protect against type 1 diabetes, cause testosterone to elevate

Contact: Tilo Arnhold presse@ufz.de 49-341-235-1635 Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres GI tract bacteria may protect against autoimmune disease Researchers show that altering gut microbes protects against disease, supporting the ‘hygiene hypothesis’ This press release is available in German. Toronto — Early life exposure to normal bacteria of […]

Probiotics to Decontaminate Your Gut?

  Heavy metals and other toxins frequently contaminate food and water. The culprits read like a litany of bad actors—lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic, chromium—but their numbers run into the thousands. Microbes have long been enlisted for bioremediation, but they also have the potential to protect us from toxins, […]