Here is The Roundup, Edition 9, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past Fecal transplants are potentially life-saving, yet increased regulation may make them even harder to come by. An op-ed in the New York Times last week described how a healthy friend of someone with ulcerative colitis decided to donate her stool so that he could perform DIY fecal transplants in his bathroom –… Read More
More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates said “all disease begins in the gut.” We’re only now beginning to discover just how right he was.
Sometimes the best strategy for dealing with an infection isn’t to eradicate it completely, but to support the systems of the body that keep it in check.
New research shows that maintaining a healthy balance of bacteria in your gut can prevent weight gain and metabolic problems like diabetes.