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THE GUT MICROBIOME AND DEMENTIA

THE GUT MICROBIOME AND DEMENTIA

The term microbiome refers to our bodies’ natural biologic environment which includes  trillions of organisms, such as bacteria, viruses and fungi  which live inside of all of us. Our gastrointestinal tract has been the subject of extensive research seeking to understand how these organisms affect us, and how we may improve our health and prevent […]

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The Gut Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The Gut Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Affects Millions, Significantly Impacting Their Day to Day Living Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella-term that encompasses ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, two chronic gastrointestinal conditions characterized by inflammation of the gut. IBD affects people all over the world. In the United States approximately  1% of all adults have been  diagnosed with IBD which translates to a […]

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