Digestion News and Research

RSS
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.
Exercise causes changes to some of the body's metabolites, research finds

Exercise causes changes to some of the body's metabolites, research finds

Plant-based meals are heart-healthy, popular with students

Plant-based meals are heart-healthy, popular with students

Abnormal gut microbiome in premature infants associated with growth faltering

Abnormal gut microbiome in premature infants associated with growth faltering

A type of gut bacteria may increase risk of bowel cancer

A type of gut bacteria may increase risk of bowel cancer

Certain gut bacteria can increase the risk of bowel cancer, shows study

Certain gut bacteria can increase the risk of bowel cancer, shows study

Tumour conversion of glial cells when exposed to bowel cancer secretions

Tumour conversion of glial cells when exposed to bowel cancer secretions

Common things you need to know about pancreatitis

Common things you need to know about pancreatitis

Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells eat neighboring cells

Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells eat neighboring cells

Global warming predicted to increase undernutrition

Global warming predicted to increase undernutrition

Gut microbiome is a reality in fetal life also

Gut microbiome is a reality in fetal life also

Newly discovered protein is key to recycling aging mitochondria

Newly discovered protein is key to recycling aging mitochondria

Mung bean protein supplement can improve physical strength without exercise, study shows

Mung bean protein supplement can improve physical strength without exercise, study shows

Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes

Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes

Researchers develop simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia

Researchers develop simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia

Lab Innovations 2019 to host new product introductions at Birmingham’s NEC

Lab Innovations 2019 to host new product introductions at Birmingham’s NEC

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Researchers determine how the colon prioritizes gas detox over energy use

Researchers determine how the colon prioritizes gas detox over energy use

UK-based scientists aim to make infant formula more like human breast milk

UK-based scientists aim to make infant formula more like human breast milk

New imaging systems can help diagnose heart disease

New imaging systems can help diagnose heart disease

Study uncovers molecule linking weight gain to gut bacteria

Study uncovers molecule linking weight gain to gut bacteria