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Juveline Arthritis: Leaky Gut? Case Study

By | February 4th, 2013|First Do No Harm: Risks, Fitness and Health|

Fascinating case study of a young boy diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, treated with conventional medicine and also complementary treatment of supplements and dietary restriction.  Warning, this is a long article.  They discuss gut flora as we have done here as a possible causative factor with antibiotics perhaps playing a role. When I read about these [...]

Benefits of Probiotics

By | November 20th, 2012|First Do No Harm: Risks, Fitness and Health|

Rethinking Bacteria Discussed the new trend in thinking about bacteria in the body and how to foster a healthier population here and here, in posts called "Bacteria: Friend or Foe?" The skyrocketing incidence of Clostridia Dificile makes this study very timely.  Europe has been way ahead of us  in regards to probiotics. Probiotics [...]