Microbiome

IntegrativePractitioner.com feature content on the human microbiome and the role of microbes in overall health.

June 14, 2019

Foods that look the same on nutrition labels can have significantly different effects on an individual’s microbiome, according to a new study

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June 11, 2019

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, according to a

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June 6, 2019

Fecal transplants from young to aged mice can stimulate the gut microbiome and revive the gut immune system, according to a new study by

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June 5, 2019

Many probiotic product labels do not give consumers enough information to make an informed decision, according to new research by Georgetown

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May 23, 2019
Rheumatic diseases are chronic and greatly influenced by an individual’s lifestyle, said Yehuda Shoenfeld, MD, FRCP (hon.), MaAC at the 2019 Integrative Healthcare Symposium in New York City. More than 80 autoimmune and immune mediated diseases have been defined, said Shoenfeld, and they are affecting 5-20 percent of the global population. Most autoimmune diseases are more prevalent among women, he said, and they are among the top five leading causes of death for women up to 64 years of… Read More
May 13, 2019

Adults consuming whole grain rye have lower plasma serotonin levels than people eating low-fiber wheat bread, according to a recent study by

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May 7, 2019

Gastrointestinal distress is common for patients with depression, and the two conditions may arise from the same glitch in neuron chemistry, low

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May 1, 2019

A combination of prebiotics, such as dietary fiber, and probiotics reduces the expression of pro-carcinogenic and drug resistance genes, according to

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