This Week In Wellness saliva sharing amongst family members helps children discern who they can trust and turn to in times of stress. A 2022 study published in the journal Science showed that exposure to family member spit (or saliva sharing) plays a crucial role in how we define our relationships and it starts from… Continue reading TWIW 138: If you want your kids to trust you, share your saliva
This Week In Wellness researchers from the University of Cincinnati are investigating whether helpful bacteria may be used to help break down and destroy cancers. The study, published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials looked at “solid cancers” such as those that affect the breast and prostate as these form a barrier around themselves of… Continue reading TWIW 133: Do you have tumour killing bacteria?
This Week In Wellness a study of 700 Geelong infants has shown that those whose dummies (or pacifiers) were sterilised or otherwise cleaned at 6 months of age were more likely to have a food allergy by 12 months of age. The Barwon Infant Study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, showed… Continue reading TWIW 103: Dummy Sterilisation Linked To Allergies
This Week In Wellness a mother’s womb may not be as sterile as we were lead to believe. Researchers from the University of Western Australia have found that the majority of babies are exposed to bacteria in the womb and have even postulated that these bacteria may play an important role in development. Lead author Lisa… Continue reading TWIW 15: The bacteria helping to build your baby
SIBO, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, is a common condition of the small intestine that could causes a variety of symptoms from acid reflux, bloating, eczema and much more. This condition can go undiagnosed and the treatment of the symptoms, such as taking antacids for reflux, can cause further complications. In this episode we explore… Continue reading AQJ 93: SIBO – Your Questions Answered, with Lynda Griparic
In this week’s episode, Audra chats with Dr Amy Reynolds from CQ University’s Appleton Institute in Adelaide, who in conjunction with researchers at the University of Chicago, is heading up a research study to identify if disrupted sleep affects the human gut microbiota. The study aims to explore ways in which sleep duration affects the… Continue reading HSW 20: Gut Microbiome, Sleep Disruption and Obesity with Dr Amy Reynolds