People who exercise excessively may be prone to gut issues
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  June 14, 2017  
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 People who exercise excessively may be prone to gut issuesPeople who exercise excessively may be prone to gut issues
 
A review of published studies has found that people who exercise excessively may be prone to acute or chronic gut issues.
 
 
 Study emphasizes importance of molecule in maintaining balanced immune system in the gutStudy emphasizes importance of molecule in maintaining balanced immune system in the gut
 
A healthy gut requires a molecule called gp96 to train the immune system to tolerate food and normal microbes, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina in the May 19, 2017 issue of Scientific Reports.
 
   UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplantUAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant
 
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have made the first direct demonstration that fecal donor microbes remained in recipients for months or years after a transplant to treat the diarrhea and colitis caused by recurrent Clostridium difficile infections -- a serious and stubborn cause of diarrhea after an antibiotic treatment for some other illness.
 
 Dietary practices get reflected in the genes of Europeans, study reveals
 
Dietary practices get reflected in the genes of Europeans, study revealsA recently published Cornell University study describes how shifts in the diets of Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of the time.
 
 
 Study: Child's gut bacteria appears to be influenced by ethnicity and breastfeeding
 
Study: Child's gut bacteria appears to be influenced by ethnicity and breastfeedingThe bacteria in a child's gut appears to be influenced as early as its first year by ethnicity and breastfeeding, according to a new study from McMaster University.