Gastrointestinal Health

Low FODMAP Diet

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been receiving a lot of attention, especially from dietary specialists. One component of food which has been found to aggravate IBS symptoms turns out to be FODMAPs (which stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols).

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First human vaginal non-redundant gene catalog released

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Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

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Specific gut bacteria may predict development of pulmonary arterial hypertension

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Patient satisfaction or confidence not significantly affected by physician's gender and race

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New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

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DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

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UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

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Ancient primate microbiomes may yield more information about human development

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Cleaning products may raise the risk of childhood asthma finds study

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Updated colorectal cancer screening recommendations released

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Natural sugars in breastmilk may influence early childhood growth

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Mediterranean diet promotes healthy aging with healthier gut microbiome

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Plant-based diets improve heart health via the gut microbiome

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Adaptive gut microbiome of ancient humans could have been critical for evolution

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Lab mice may have differences in small-intestine microbiome as compared to humans