Bacteria and their positive influence on the human body

Healthy Bacteria

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Probiotics Against Periodontitis Body

For years, probiotics have been used to optimise the microbiome, e.g. in the gut (also referred to as gut flora, or to prevent possible gastro-intestinal diseases. In dentistry, treatment involving probiotics has only recently been considered a significant alternative to conventional therapies, e.g. for gingivitis or gum inflammation, as well as periodontitis or periodontal disease.

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Research: New Treatments for Atopic Dermatitis Skin

Close to ten percent of the German population live with atopic dermatitis (or atopic eczema) of varying severity, affecting children significantly more frequently than adults (cf. That is why new treatments are constantly being researched – always in an effort to stay clear of drugs with significant side effects, opting for different, natural and

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How Sweeteners Affect Gut Flora and Microbiome Well-being

Earlier this month, the Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung (DAZ) reported that frequent intake of zero-calorie or non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS) may affect the gut flora (i.e. the bacteria populating your gut), and hence our microbiome. Since a healthy and, as regards bacterial diversity, well-balanced microbiome strengthens our immune system and prevents disease, among others, any change to

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The Role of Oral Bacteria in High Blood Pressure Body

If the balance of oral bacterial diversity (also referred to as mouth flora) changes and specific bacteria gain the upper hand, this may impact on high blood pressure and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. We described similar findings on this website in the past (cf. In a current study, scientists in the United

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Antibiotics Increase Risk of Bowel Cancer Body, Glossary

Frequent or sustained administration of antibiotics may damage the gut flora and as a result significantly increase the risk of developing bowel cancer [] (colorectal cancer, CRC). This is the outcome of a study conducted at Umeå University, Sweden, with reports published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, among others. During their research,

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