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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Widely used food additive alters the intestinal environment of healthy persons, research shows

Widely used food additive alters the intestinal environment of healthy persons, research shows

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First-of-its-kind PET imaging-based tool developed to detect liver inflammation in NAFLD patients

Researchers dissect the shared genetic architecture of suicide attempts and psychiatric disorders

Researchers dissect the shared genetic architecture of suicide attempts and psychiatric disorders

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Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies suggested to be safe to use in pregnancy

Microbiome research opens up new perspectives for healthy and climate-resilient crops

Microbiome research opens up new perspectives for healthy and climate-resilient crops

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Specific type of gut bacteria linked to enhanced memory in bumblebees

New citizen science project to investigate bacteria found on chopping boards

New citizen science project to investigate bacteria found on chopping boards

Study reveals distinct gut microbial 'signatures' highly responsive to dietary therapy for IBS

Study reveals distinct gut microbial 'signatures' highly responsive to dietary therapy for IBS

COVID-19 saliva testing kits can also measure microscopic organisms in the mouth

COVID-19 saliva testing kits can also measure microscopic organisms in the mouth

New score developed to predict outcome in liver cancer patients receiving immunotherapy

New score developed to predict outcome in liver cancer patients receiving immunotherapy

Human lung airway-on-a-chip faithfully recapitulates cystic fibrosis pathology

Human lung airway-on-a-chip faithfully recapitulates cystic fibrosis pathology

Researchers discover new link between diet, intestinal stem cells and disease

Researchers discover new link between diet, intestinal stem cells and disease

NAU team receives $3 million from NSF to translate the codex contained in algal microbiome

NAU team receives $3 million from NSF to translate the codex contained in algal microbiome

New study highlights the important role of rare genomic differences in OCD risk

New study highlights the important role of rare genomic differences in OCD risk

Study identifies possible link between psychological stress and Crohn's disease flare-ups

Study identifies possible link between psychological stress and Crohn's disease flare-ups

Exercise increases endocannabinoid levels which reduce chronic inflammation

Exercise increases endocannabinoid levels which reduce chronic inflammation

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Researchers identify never-before-defined subtypes of a blood cancer

Researchers identify never-before-defined subtypes of a blood cancer

Young adults with cancer may require different treatments than older patients

Young adults with cancer may require different treatments than older patients