The microbiota has major implications for cancer risk and provides a possible target for probiotics to play a role in treatment regimes, according to Medlab Clinical's medical research director and University of Sydney professor Luis Vitetta.
Researchers in the UK compared high versus moderate protein intake on recovery after strength training in resistance-trained individuals. They found that, for recovery, more protein isn't necessarily better, hinting that there may be a benefit to...
Altering the gut microbiome to remove bacteria that possess the bacterial enzyme urease, and increase the population of 'good' bacteria that do not contain the enzyme, may be an effective approach to battling Crohn's disease, say researchers.
Cutting saturated fats (SFAs) in children's diets and replacing them with monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs / PUFAs) significantly reduces cholesterol and blood pressure, cutting the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.
A group of sugars have been found to aid healing and encourage blood vessel formation, offering a new solution to tackle the increasing number of skin wounds associated with age, poor blood supply, and diabetes.
Even if one excludes the many studies on curcumin that have disease end points, the research backing for the health benefits of this potent suite of polyphenols continues to grow, the authors of a review paper assert.
A combination of fibre and probiotics post-operation could benefit gastric cancer patients by preventing diarrhoea, improving intestinal movement and decreasing intestinal disorders, say researchers in China.