Tag Archives: gut bacteria

ME/CFS linked to imbalanced microbiome

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Press release, 26 April 2017: Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists identify abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, including those with and without co-morbid IBS … Continue reading

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Dr Chris Armstrong talks about the role of gut health in ME/CFS

Huffington post Australia article, by Emma Brancatisano, 2 Feb 2017: How Gut Bacteria Is Helping To Unpack Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can improving a person’s gut health help? Extracts: Dr Chris is part of a team of researchers at Melbourne University … Continue reading

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Gut microbes identify 83% of ME/CFS patients

MEAction blog post by Jaime S, 13 July 2016: New research: gut microbes identify 83% of patients¬† Signs of bacterial infection and inflammation Recently, a team of researchers led by Ludovic Giloteaux of Cornell University measured the levels of several … Continue reading

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Gut bacteria spotted eating brain chemicals for the first time

New Scientist article, by Andy Coghlan, 1 July 2016:¬†Gut bacteria spotted eating brain chemicals for the first time: Bacteria have been discovered in our guts that depend on one of our brain chemicals for survival. These bacteria consume GABA, a … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional low affinity antibodies leads to gut & immune problems in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a heterogeneous illness characterized by a number of comorbid conditions; gastrointestinal (GI) dysregulation make up one subgroup of this disease. IgA is the most abundant antibody isotype found in mucosal secretions including … Continue reading

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Gut bacteria play different roles in males & females with CFS

Article in AJP blog: Gut bacteria play different roles in males and females, by Megan Haggan, 29 January 2016 Gut bacteria play vastly different roles in males and females even when the microbe balance of the gut looks exactly the … Continue reading

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