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Temas inovadores sobre a medicina na era pós-genômica fizeram parte do International Lifestyle & Personalized Medicine Summit

Congresso online de medicina integrativa trouxe palestrantes renomados no meio científico e contou com a presença do ilustre Jeffrey Bland, conhecido como “pai” da medicina personalizada. Nos dias 26 e 27 de novembro, mais de 300 médicos e nutricionistas de diversos países e de todo o Brasil aprofundaram seus conhecimentos sobre medicina personalizada e do

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Human Milk From Atopic Mothers Has Lower Levels of Short Chain Fatty Acids

Short chain fatty acids (SFCAs) are microbial metabolites produced in the gut upon fermentation of dietary fiber. These metabolites interact with the host immune system and can elicit epigenetic effects. There is evidence to suggest that SCFAs may play a role in the developmental programming of immune disorders and obesity, though evidence in humans remains

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The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) Consensus Statement on the Definition and Scope of Prebiotics

In December 2016, a panel of experts in microbiology, nutrition and clinical research was convened by the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics to review the definition and scope of prebiotics. Consistent with the original embodiment of prebiotics, but aware of the latest scientific and clinical developments, the panel updated the definition of a

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Serum Zonulin and Endotoxin Levels in Exceptional Longevity versus Precocious Myocardial Infarction

Endotoxemia-induced inflammation has been associated with insulin resistance and atherosclerosis, ultimately increasing the risk of coronary heart disease. Increased intestinal permeability is an important event leading to endotoxemia. This study aims to elucidate the possible association between endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide) and zonulin (a biomarker of intestinal permeability) levels and the risk of coronary heart disease, and

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Role of the Synthetic B1 Vitamin Sulbutiamine on Health

Sulbutiamine is a thiamine derivative developed in Japan in the mid-60’s as a beriberi treatment drug. Since then, different potential applications have been described. For instance, there is some evidence that sulbutiamine can have anti-fatigue, nootropic, and antioxidant effects, which led to its use as a sport supplement (although some authors argue it is actually

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