People with non-alcohol-related liver cancer have a unique gut microbiome profile which could help predict disease risk, a UNSW Sydney study has found.
Doctors are trialling faecal transplants to treat a range of gut and other conditions, write Nadeem O. Kaakoush and Hazel Mitchell.
UNSW researchers have investigated the impact of probiotics on gut health and cognitive function, and found they don't always live up to their promise and could even have negative impacts on memory.
If you thought you could get away with indulging in junk food only on the weekend, think again. New research suggests yo-yo dieting is just as bad for your gut health as a consistent diet of rubbish.
A healthy but complex community is living together peacefully, until an unruly mob of hooligans disturbs the peace. This scenario is likely playing out in your gut every time you go on a weekend junk food binge, writes Margaret Morris.