Your gut is your first line of defense in the daily battle against illnesses.

Articles On Autoimmune

February 2, 2022

Gut bacteria may play a role in the development of long COVID, by James Kingsland

“Many people who recover from COVID-19 report lingering symptoms such as fatigue, muscle weakness, and insomnia, known collectively as post-acute COVID syndrome (PACS) or long COVID. Previous research has found that individuals who experience severe COVID-19 tend to have gut dysbiosis, a disruption in the community of microorganisms living in the gut.”

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January 13, 2021

Microbiome impacts COVID-19 severity and duration, study suggests, by Nikki Hancocks

“Published in ‘Gut’, the study found that associations between gut microbiota composition, levels of cytokines and inflammatory markers in patients with COVID-19 suggest that the gut microbiome is involved in COVID-19 severity, possibly via modulating host immune responses.”

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April 17, 2020

Microbiome maintenance: How good gut health could tackle COVID-19

"A healthy gut microbiome is crucial in mounting a response to the coronavirus . . . "

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January 23, 2018

Microbiome manipulation: Could fibre-rich muesli help fight arthritis and other autoimmune conditions?

"A diet rich in fibre could aid chronic inflammatory joint diseases, leading to stronger bones through the increased production of short-chain fatty acids in the microbiome, say researchers."

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September 8, 2014

Inflammation and changes in the barrier function of the intestines found in multiple sclerosis

"Our findings provide support for the idea that a damaged intestinal barrier can prevent the body ending an autoimmune reaction in the normal manner, leading to a chronic disease such as MS."

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June 24, 2014

Researchers Identify Key Player In The Genesis Of Human Intestinal Immunity

"Now, researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have identified the structures that serve as the foundation for the development of the human intestinal immune system."

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April 8, 2014

Cultivate Good Bacteria

"In other words, says Dr. Blum, digestive issues likely come first, causing the immune system to malfunction and, possibly, triggering autoimmune diseases like MS."

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December 20, 2013

Study Confirms Narcolepsy as an Autoimmune Disease by Catharine Paddock PhD

"A new study that offers some of the most compelling evidence to date for the idea of 'mimicry,' where the immune system attacks a body protein because of its similarity to a pathogen protein, confirms that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease."

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September 19, 2013

Immune Function Likely Enhanced by Red Grapes, Blueberries

"In an analysis of 446 compounds for their ability to boost the innate immune system in humans, researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University discovered just two that stood out from the crowd - the resveratrol found in red grapes and a compound called pterostilbene from blueberries."

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July 12, 2013

The Detrimental Effects Of Inflammation Due To Intestinal Bacteria On HIV Patients

"We are considering a restoration ecology approach to restore appropriate microbial colonization patterns and healthy functioning of the gut microbiome."

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