Bacteria and their positive influence on the human body

Category Archives: Well-being

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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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 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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Remedy Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Well-being

Antibiotika-resistente Bakterien

The rising number of antibiotic resistance cases around the world is a serious threat. More and more often, bacterial infections which once could have been easily treated or occasionally even be considered harmless turn fatal if the respective pathogen stops responding to treatment with any of the available antibiotics. The work of researchers at Heidelberg

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Beautiful Summer Skin General, Well-being

Haut

As soon as spring is in the air, many home making, women’s and beauty magazines overwhelm readers with advice on getting your skin bikini-ready for summer. You’re supposed to give your skin “a fresh, youthful” and “well cared-for, attractive” appearance, preserve its youthfulness and avoid premature ageing. Facial tonic should be used to remove blemishes,

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Rise in Antibiotic Resistance Caused by Triclosan in Household and Cosmetic Products Well-being

Antibiotika-Resistenz

Growing resistance to antibiotics has become one of the greatest global health issues. With grave consequences. Resistance to antibiotics leaves patients with life-threatening bacterial infections without help, at least initially. In their search for the causes behind the rise in antibiotic resistance scientists have repeatedly criticised doctors for overprescribing antibiotics, while patients do not always use them

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