In the Journals

Marital arguments can lead to a ‘leaky gut’

September 11, 2018
Getting into a heated argument with a spouse can cause inflammation that leads to increased gut permeability, according to research published in…

Q&A: Eating crickets may improve gut health

August 20, 2018
The crunch of an insect might bring about visions of stepping on a water bug or cockroach as you walk down the street. But, what about a crunch that…
In the Journals

GutHeart trial explores promise of targeting gut microbiota to treat HF

August 15, 2018
Researchers are currently conducting a trial to assess the effects of manipulating the gut microbiota in patients with HF, according to a paper…
In the Journals

Microbiome may hinder weight loss in adults with obesity

August 1, 2018
A gut microbiota with an increased capability for carbohydrate metabolism was associated with a decrease in weight loss in patients with obesity and…

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation funding microbiome IBD drug development

July 13, 2018
New funding from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation will help advance the developments of a microbiome-derived therapy for the treatment of…

Biocodex Microbiota Foundation awards grant to study gut microbiota, alcoholic hepatitis link

July 11, 2018
The Biocodex Microbiota Foundation recently awarded 200,000 euros to Bernd Schnabl, MD, a professor from University of California, San Diego, to…

Nextbiotix receives 7 million euros to develop bacterial IBD therapy

July 6, 2018
Nextbiotix — a French microbiome company — announced that it received 7 million euros in series A funding to help its development of a…
In the Journals

Pregnant mothers' diet may impact baby's gut microbiome

July 6, 2018
A mother’s diet during pregnancy might play a role in the makeup of her child’s gut microbiome, according to research published in…
Meeting News

Prucalopride does not appear to increase cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic constipation

June 14, 2018
WASHINGTON — Patients with constipation who received prucalopride did not show an increased risk for major cardiovascular events, according to…
Meeting News

Rehospitalization common among patients admitted for constipation

June 13, 2018
WASHINGTON — More than one-third of patients hospitalized for constipation are readmitted within 90 days, and clinical rather than demographic…