All news articles for November 2020

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Research uncovers hidden gut bacteria in IBS patients

By Nikki Hancocks

Researchers have uncovered a hidden bacterial genus in the gut microbiome of patients with IBS, especially those who suffer with diarrhoea, offering a potential opportunity for probiotic treatment.

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High DHA supplement boosts testosterone in overweight men

By Hank Schultz

Researchers have found that a high DHA fish oil supplement raised testosterone levels in a cohort of obese men. The result come from a secondary analysis of data from a larger trial done to look for insulin sensitivity effects.

The widespread use of the herbicide glyphosate has been implicated in health problems among honey bees, as well as humans. ©Getty Images - Lenti Hill

Sabinsa adds glyphosate testing to meet rising market demand

By Hank Schultz

Ingredient supplier Sabinsa says it can now supply test results for glyphosate residues on 20 of the dietary ingredients it supplies. The company said it began adding testing for the herbicide in October to go along with the routine tests it runs to look...

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Duckweed and green tea found to boost health benefits of Med diet

By Oliver Morrison

A ‘greener’ Mediterranean diet consisting of more vegetables, less meat and topped up with water lentils, walnuts and green tea, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version, suggests research.

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Lallemand zeros in on gut-brain axis

By Danielle Masterson

Disruptions in the gut or brain as they codevelop may subsequently predispose children to stress-related disorders later on in adulthood.

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