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Gas sensing gut pill beats breath test diagnosis

New trials of a breakthrough swallowable sensor have revealed the device is 3,000 times more accurate than current technology used […]

Grains the new go-to for gut health

Grains may have earned a bad reputation with the health-conscious, but a new study shows that – along with garlic, […]

Could eating moss be good for your gut?

An international team of scientists including the University of Adelaide has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in moss that could […]

Molecular link uncovered between vitamin A and intestinal health

New research from Monash University has found a signalling molecule that helps maintain intestinal health in mice. Published in PLoS […]

Researchers discover link between gut and type 1 diabetes

Scientists have found that targeting micro-organisms in the gut, known as microbiota, could have the potential to help prevent type […]

Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Improving the health of night shift workers with the use of probiotics is the focus of a new Griffith study. […]
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Probiotics could be a key to cystic fibrosis outcomes

UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics […]

Aspirin added to cancer drug improves effectiveness

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new […]

Gen X, Y and Z: Obesity risk higher for younger generations

You are much more likely to be obese than your parents were when they were your age, according to a […]

Liver cancer could be halted by boosting immune system

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of […]