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Tag: gut

April 03, 2020
A new study suggests that the enzyme intestinal alkaline phosphatase (IAP) appears to help to prevent age-related loss of intestinal barrier integrity in mice, fruit flies, and potentially humans. Improving intestinal barrier integrity There can now be little doubt that the decline of intestinal barrier integrity and the resulting inflammation play an important role in...
March 30, 2020
A new study published recently in BMC Microbiology shows that both aging and dietary fat intake both can change the delicate balance of bacteria in the gut for the worse. The gut microbiome The microbiome describes the varied community of bacteria, archaea, eukarya, and viruses that inhabit our gut. The four bacterial phyla of Firmicutes,...
January 21, 2020
A recent study has taken an in-depth look at the age-related changes that occur in the microbiome, particularly in regards to bacterial populations. A detailed look at bacterial populations in the gut microbiome The publication contains multiple graphs that track age-related changes to various bacterial populations in the gut. These graphs show a common trend:...
December 09, 2019
A new open access paper takes a look at tryptophan and the role that it plays in the dysfunction of the immune system in the context of the age-related changes that occur in the microbiome [1]. The microbiome The gut microbiome is a complex ecosystem of bacteria, archaea, eukarya, and viruses that live inside of...
December 03, 2019
A new study suggests that harmful changes to the population and diversity of our gut bacteria may occur when we are as young as our mid 30s, which can have serious implications for health and longevity. The microbiome The gut microbiome is a complex and ever-changing ecosystem populated by a myriad of archaea, eukarya, viruses,...
December 02, 2019
Researcher Dr. Michael Lustgarten has recently published a compact and very readable review that focuses on the role of the gut microbiome and its influence on skeletal muscle mass. The gut microbiome The microbiome describes a varied community of bacteria, archaea, eukarya, and viruses that inhabit our gut. The four bacterial phyla of Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes,...