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Modulation of the intestinal microbiota to improve diabetic patients’ health

An interesting study has been presented at the annual EASD meeting (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) by a Czechoslovakian research group coordinated by Dr Kahleova and colleagues who studied how a low-fat vegan diet may induce changes in the composition of the intestinal microbiota in overweight and obese adults. The [...]

Seropositivity and protection of intestinal functions, the indisputable beneficial role of probiotics is confirmed

I encourage you to read the intermediate results of the study carried out by researchers at the University Sapienza in Rome concerning the effect of specific probiotic strains on HIV-positive patients under antiretroviral therapy. (1) As you know, this subject is of special interest to me and I had commented the first [...]

HIV-AIDS and microbiota

Seropositivity and cognitive disorders, which links and which solutions?I highly recommend reading the article by Jeannie Wraight on, as it gives a good summary on a study focusing on the relationship among AIDS/HIV, the quality of the microbiota and probiotic supplementation.*A few months ago, I commented on the very encouraging preliminary [...]