Gastrointestinal Health

Low FODMAP Diet

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been receiving a lot of attention, especially from dietary specialists. One component of food which has been found to aggravate IBS symptoms turns out to be FODMAPs (which stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols).

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Consumption of highly refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some people

Consumption of highly refined fiber may increase liver cancer risk in some people

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

In vitro gut models reveal how microplastics affect the GI tract

In vitro gut models reveal how microplastics affect the GI tract

UTHSC professor receives $5 million to explore the gut as therapeutic target for treating disease

UTHSC professor receives $5 million to explore the gut as therapeutic target for treating disease

Study finds strong links between certain gut bacteria and small molecules in the blood

Study finds strong links between certain gut bacteria and small molecules in the blood

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden declares the pandemic ‘over’

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden declares the pandemic ‘over’

Gut microbiomes help bears to achieve comparable size while eating widely different diets

Gut microbiomes help bears to achieve comparable size while eating widely different diets

Mount Sinai researchers use unbiased AI-based method to study the causes of cognitive impairment

Mount Sinai researchers use unbiased AI-based method to study the causes of cognitive impairment

Public-private collaboration receives grant for research on microbiota-boosted cancer therapy

Public-private collaboration receives grant for research on microbiota-boosted cancer therapy

Genome-based microbiome signature associated with the severity and prognosis of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

Genome-based microbiome signature associated with the severity and prognosis of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

UTHSC-led researchers receive $5.2 million to study obesity-mediated cancer risk

UTHSC-led researchers receive $5.2 million to study obesity-mediated cancer risk

BU investigator wins highly competitive awards to study the role of proteases in regulation of cellular defenses

BU investigator wins highly competitive awards to study the role of proteases in regulation of cellular defenses

Private equity sees the billions in eye care as firms target high-profit procedures

Private equity sees the billions in eye care as firms target high-profit procedures

Study may lead to a new way for treating children with eosinophilic esophagitis

Study may lead to a new way for treating children with eosinophilic esophagitis

Nutritional approaches targeting gut microbiome could improve brain disorders

Nutritional approaches targeting gut microbiome could improve brain disorders

Higher levels of microbiota engraftment linked to greater chances of transplantation success

Higher levels of microbiota engraftment linked to greater chances of transplantation success

Strains within gut microbial species codiversified with human populations, study finds

Strains within gut microbial species codiversified with human populations, study finds

Understanding what happens when two gut microbiomes clash together

Understanding what happens when two gut microbiomes clash together

Gut microbiome associated with multiple sclerosis risk and disease development

Gut microbiome associated with multiple sclerosis risk and disease development

Can daytime feeding prevent mood vulnerability in night workers?

Can daytime feeding prevent mood vulnerability in night workers?