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Does the treatment of obesity and diabetes go through the intestine? 1

In this paper from Harvard, the group led by Ronald Kahn wondered why obesity and diabetes were associated with increased rates of anxiety and depression, suspecting intestinal function involvement.To understand the relationship between the gut microbiome and brain insulin resistance in these disorders, Kahn's study evaluated behaviors and insulin action in brain [...]

Clearance of human papillomavirus related anal condylomas after oral and endorectal multistrain probiotic supplementation in an HIV positive male: A case report.1

This virus affects men and women, homosexuals and heterosexuals and causes condylomas on the penis, testicles, vagina, anus, and cervix. In some cases condylomas may evolve to cancer of the anus and uterus. It is transmitted through sexual relations, but also through the exchange of clothing. [...]

IBD: a bacteria which is not totally innocent

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) affect 200,000 people in France and these pathologies still can’t be cured despite therapeutic advances in the treatment of symptoms for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Years of research have identified factors related to these diseases. It is known that IBD is linked to immune dysfunction, that [...]


Fungal dysbiosis involved in IBS

The gut microbiota, mainly composed of bacteria, plays a key role in the pathophysiology of gut diseases and is the subject of regular publications. On the other hand, there is very little data on the fungal microbiota. Recent studies establish that the "mycobiome" could have an importance and not least on [...]