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Aug 11, 17

Saccharomyces boulardii is a well-researched immunobiotic, which has been shown to restore intestinal integrity and potentially reduce pathogenic gut microbiota.

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Jun 09, 17

We are just beginning to gain an understanding as to the mechanisms underlying the role of gluten in inducing autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes. Much of our understanding stems from the landmark publication by Harvard’s Dr Alessio Fasano in which he provided and in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the role of the intestinal barrier in terms of regulating inflammation as well as autoimmunity. Fundamental to his thesis is the effect of gliadin, a component of gluten, on the integrity of the gut wall.

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Paediatric Gut Health with Alessandra Edwards

May 31, 17

Alessandra covers off important areas of naturopathic care in paediatric cases, from safety considerations and assessment techniques to navigating the palatability of treatments and working effectively with their doctors and parents.

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Epstein-Barr Virus: Part 2 with Dr Mark Donohoe

May 17, 17

Following on from Part 1, Dr Mark Donohoe dives deeper into his three decades of experience and focusses on therapy for Epstein-Barr Virus in this episode. 

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Apr 14, 17

Scientists have acknowledged a relationship and communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain for over 100 years. Current research shows natural microbes inhabiting the gut seem to play an integral part in controlling the permeability of the blood brain barrier.

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Identifying and Treating Parasites with Alessandra Edwards

Nov 23, 16

Though Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis are being increasingly detected in patients with unresolved gut disorders, the jury is still out on whether intervention is medically necessary.

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Dissecting Chronic Fatigue with Dr Mark Donohoe: Part 2

Sep 28, 16

We welcome back Dr Mark Donohoe to continue his discussion on chronic fatigue syndrome. In this episode find out more about the role of the gut, neural-inflammation and the role of genetics. 

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Sep 19, 16

What role does the microbiota and the associated interstinal barrier have in providing solutions to autoimmunity?

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