Bacteria and their positive influence on the human body

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Excessive Nutrients May Increase Incidence of Bowel Diseases Digestion, General, Well-being

Darmerkrankungen

Chronic bowel diseases such as Crohn‘s disease or ulcerative colitis continue to rise. Speculations and explanations regarding the causes of these lifestyle diseases (also known as “environmental diseases”) abound. Scientists at Kiel University have recently put forward a new theory explaining the onset of such lifestyle diseases, referred to as the “overfeeding hypothesis”. According to

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Bacteria in the Dirt Offer Protection from Allergies General, Skin

Bakerien im Dreck

Many of the bacteria in dirt and soil are by no means unhealthy, but rather very beneficial to the human organism. If you come in contact with dirt regularly during childhood, you will be much less likely to develop allergies later in life. [Link http://www.gesunde-bakterien.de/en/natural-diversity-benefits-healthy-skin/]. A study from the University of Marburg supports this theory.

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Detrimental Influences of Antibiotics on Gut Flora and Good Bacteria Body, Digestion, General

Antibiotika

Antibiotics are effective against harmful bacteria in the body, but not only against these: Destroyed are not only pathogens (i.e. bacteria with disease-causing properties), but also bacteria which are useful, harmless, and occasionally very important for our health. Gut bacteria, in particular, are seriously affected during treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Recently, a group of researchers

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How the Gut Flora Impacts Mental Health and Depression General, Well-being

Depression

Scientists have long since suspected a connection between gut function and mental health (see also http://www.gesunde-bakterien.de/en/ravenous-hunger-and-anxiety-when-your-gut-affects-your-mind/). Now, this thesis is supported by recent scientific research. In Belgium, microbiologists of the “Flemish Gut Flora Project” surveyed the gut bacteria population of more than 1000 participants, some of which suffered from medically diagnosed depression. The result: among

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Bacteria Protect Skin Against Pollution General, Skin

At the end of March, the Society for Dermopharmacy (Skin Pharmacology and Physiology) will hold its annual meeting in Dusseldorf. Dermatologists, medical practitioners, experts in environmental medicine, as well as members of the scientific and pharmaceutical communities will debate issues such as inflammatory and infectious skin conditions, novel sunscreens, and specific anti-pollution skincare. This wide

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Bacteria Are Effective against Diabetes and Old-Age Diseases Digestion, General, Overweight, Well-being

Diabetes

The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to specific diseases. As we advance in years, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, or adult-onset diabetes, for example, become increasingly more frequent. In experiments on mice and monkeys, US scientists have now found that insulin resistance, a cause of diabetes, can be reversed using good and healthy bacteria. German

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How Can You Treat Dry Winter Skin? Skin

Trockene Haut

It’s itchy and angry: How can you get rid of dry skin in the winter? This is how Stern, a German weekly, recently titled a report on the itching and tightness of the skin caused by dry cold and dehumidified indoor air. It was possible do something about these effects, the text said, but “many

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