Articles about system
What goes on in the gut is extremely important for our health. Recent research suggests the digestive system may hold the keys to controlling obesity and even modulating our mood. To help you get a handle on this new information, here is some background on the immunology in the gut.
The traditional meaning of the word "probiotics" is "live microorganisms that may confer a health benefit on the host." A far more helpful description is probiotics are microbes that help a person stay in optimum health. But, how is it that the microbes we've avoided are suddenly becoming our heroes?
Would you eat worm eggs to make yourself healthy? That's a question that Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients may have to answer in the future. Inflammatory Bowel Disease causes life long gastrointestinal problems that sometimes lead to surgery, and the medicines often have harmful side effects. In the search for new treatments, researchers have found that the problem may be a lack of parasites throwing the immune system out of balance.
Finding the safest methods to treat diseases in our dogs has become the top priority for many owners. Many are concerned by the limited regulations on drugs for animals and possible long-term side effects. An alternative that is gaining interest is probiotics.
The beneficial bacteria found in probiotics are generally considered safe. However, there are situations when helpful bacteria found in probiotics can lead to to infectious disease. We take a special look at the situations when probiotics are not so beneficial.
Are you going to be visiting the Netherlands sometime soon? If you do, you should give biking in Holland a try. It's a great way to travel and learn about Dutch culture. This article provides handy tips that will improve your safety and increase your enjoyment.
Long distance hiking is adventurous and shares aspects of wagon training on the American Frontier. Or does it? This article describes the similarities and the differences.