Health Benefits of Probiotic Strains LGG & BB-12 in...

Health Benefits of Probiotic Strains LGG & BB-12 in Infants and Children Factors affecting initial colonization of the gut in infants: •Gestation length •Mode...
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Clinical Minute Consult: Choosing a Probiotic

In this Clinical Minute Dr. Nikky Contractor discusses the most important things to consider...
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Patient Management Protocol for Probiotic Use in...

A randomized trial conducted by Beerepoot and colleagues examined urinary tract infections (UTI) treated with...
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Probiotics in Digestive Health – Part 1

Robert Martindale, MD: Probiotics in Digestive Health – Part 1 Probiotics in Digestive Health...
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The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Shared Neurochemistry and Its Potential Role...

This presentation focuses on some of the basic ideas behind the symbiotic relationship our bodies have with its bacteria and its role in disease development. Mark...
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The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Shared Neurochemistry and Its Potential Role...

In this presentation from the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Annual Conference, held in Los Angeles, California on June 2, 2017, Mark Lyte, PhD,...
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Total Patient Care Management: Knowing the Predisposition of Chronic...

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD discusses how to get ahead of chronic disease in an aging population by reviewing current research and clinical experience.  Dr....
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Kara Fitzgerald, ND: A Functional Approach to Asthma and...

A Functional Approach to Asthma and Allergic Sinusitis: Kara Fitzgerald, ND Allergy season is in high gear. The trees are budding and pollen is bursting...
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An Overview on Prebiotics – Part 3

This multi-part series will help you understand what prebiotics are, what they do, and how they may improve the health of your patients. Based...
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Treatment Consideration for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is defined as an increase in the concentration of bacteria of more than 100,000 colony-forming units per mL in...
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Emerging Evidence Indicates Anxiety Linked to Diet

Can Appropriate Nutrition Positively Affect Anxiety? Anxiety comes in a myriad of forms from social anxiety to post traumatic stress disorder with an average...
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Does Alcohol Change Gut Microflora and is the Change...

Key points:  A recent review published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics showed alcohol consumption adversely altered gut microbiota and could lead to negative impacts...
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Gut Microbiome Health and link to Congestive Heart Failure

Key points: Inflammation, pathogenic gut bacteria, and Candida species and markers of disease severity where analyzed in adults with stable mild, moderate and severe congestive...
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Raising Awareness on Importance of Detox: New Research Center...

Raising Awareness on Importance of Detox: New Research Center to Study Effects of Environmental Factors on Health Author: Kirti Salunkhe, MD The concept of detox...
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MHICN at the MIT-Harvard Symposium on Health and Ventures...

On Friday April 8, 2016, MHICN attended the Inaugural MIT-Harvard Symposium on Health and Ventures in the Microbiome. The event featured two keynote addresses,...
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MHICN and Academy for Integrative Health & Medicine CME...

To view CME course content you must register on the AIHM website at the link below: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AT AIHM FOR CME...
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Managing Digestive Disorders Using Functional Medicine Approaches

Dr Vincent M Pedre, with the Pedre Integrative Health Clinic in New York discusses how he uses probiotics and prebiotics, as an attempt to keep the...
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The New Era of Microbiome Sciences: Impacts on Health...

Researchers from across the world have begun to shed new light on the multifaceted interactions between intestinal microbiomes and their human hosts. Emerging data...
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Are Your Emotions Influenced by Your Microbiome?

A recent review from the World Journal of Gastroenterology by Arturo Panduro, et al., examined the relationship between genes, gut microbiota, emotions and eating...
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Evidence Indicates Probiotics May Help Manage SIBO

Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a disorder characterized by an excessive concentration of bacteria in the small intestine (exceeding 105 organisms/mL). Patients with...
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Novel Probiotic for Weight Management in Adults

A randomized controlled trial demonstrated that the specific probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis 420 (B420), had a positive effect in supporting weight management...
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