Friday, November 16, 2018

Gut bacterium deficiency linked to serious health issues -- is this related to recent progress finding treatments for Gulf War Illness

( - The Los Angeles Times reports that a new study suggests that sufficient levels of a critical gut bacterium may provide significant health benefits, while a deficiency is linked to serious health issues and an aging body.

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Gut chemical appears to be reduced in Gulf War Illness, may improve major GWI symptoms

( - A chemical important in the proper functioning of the gut appears in a new study to be problematically low in Gulf War Illness.  The study showed that restoring it effectively improved key complications of Gulf War Illness (GWI), including systemic inflammation, chronic fatigue, GI disturbances, metabolic complications and weight gain.  

The chemical, butyrate, is a