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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
New algorithm shortens drug discovery times from years to months

New algorithm shortens drug discovery times from years to months

Gut bacteria play key role in regulating abdominal pain, mice study finds

Gut bacteria play key role in regulating abdominal pain, mice study finds

Research suggests how malformed proteins linked to Parkinson’s could spread from the gut to the brain

Research suggests how malformed proteins linked to Parkinson’s could spread from the gut to the brain

Researchers discover molecular signaling circuit that regulates autophagy

Researchers discover molecular signaling circuit that regulates autophagy

MGH scientists show how Shigella survives journey from mouth to the colon

MGH scientists show how Shigella survives journey from mouth to the colon

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help cure many common phobias

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help cure many common phobias

Fennel effective in management of postmenopause symptoms, study shows

Fennel effective in management of postmenopause symptoms, study shows

Ginger has beneficial effects against metabolic syndrome

Ginger has beneficial effects against metabolic syndrome

New research could lead to earlier diagnosis and better management of inflammatory bowel disease

New research could lead to earlier diagnosis and better management of inflammatory bowel disease

Long periods of physiological stress can change composition of intestinal microbiota in soldiers

Long periods of physiological stress can change composition of intestinal microbiota in soldiers

Experts highlight need for further research on differences between milk proteins

Experts highlight need for further research on differences between milk proteins

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson's disease may start in the gut

Study provides preliminary evidence that Parkinson's disease may start in the gut

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Experts to present diverse advances in neuromodulation at INS congress

Experts to present diverse advances in neuromodulation at INS congress

Research provides new insight into how coevolution could shape microbial diversity in human gut

Research provides new insight into how coevolution could shape microbial diversity in human gut

Study links gastrointestinal disturbances of GWI with changes in intestinal microbiota

Study links gastrointestinal disturbances of GWI with changes in intestinal microbiota

Parasitic fish offers unique insights into evolution of gut neurons in ancient vertebrates

Parasitic fish offers unique insights into evolution of gut neurons in ancient vertebrates

Oral sprays, topical methods can be easier option to guarantee vitamin and mineral absorption, says expert

Oral sprays, topical methods can be easier option to guarantee vitamin and mineral absorption, says expert

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Electroacupuncture triggers neurological mechanism to promote tissue repair and relieve pain, study shows

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes