I found a new article[i] this week, just published, on the influence of diet on the gut microbiome. Pretty interesting stuff: diet can cause temporary shifts within 24 hours of consumption. The article is too complex to describe in detail so just a few highlights: Protein: “…gut bacterial changes may be responsible for the finding … More Diet and the Microbiome
As promised, a little about Alex’s hellishly awful start to life. Looking back – which I really, really try not to do, as it only causes me pain (but I’ve had some emails of readers asking so here goes) – it does seem as though everything that could have gone wrong did. I liken it … More Alex and Autism: His Perfect Storm
I am leaving for Russia in a little more than a week, to talk about the therapeutic use of helminths in autism at the Autism Challenges and Solutions Conference, in Moscow. Also speaking there is Dr. William Parker, one of the foremost researchers into the immunological effects of helminths. I have talked about William many … More GUEST POST: BY DR. WILLIAM PARKER, The Autism/Acetaminophen Link – Summary of Research
There was an interesting article[i] on Live Science last week, about the link between the kinds of bacteria in your mouth and your risk of certain cancers, as presented by a an New York University researcher, Jiyoung Ahn, at a talk she gave on April 2nd to the American Association for Cancer Research. According to … More The Oral Microbiome and…Cancer risk?!
Ok, so…remember how I’ve told you that I was a brooder? And that I didn’t let go of things once I’m angry or upset? And, um, remember that I have been kinda fuming over that post[i] from a few weeks ago by Dr. Mercola?…the one I kinda promised to not talk about any more? Well, … More Yet Another Brood, re: IBD…Or…Another Big Judy Eye Roll
I am preparing slides for a talk I’m giving on helminths at an autism conference in Moscow at the end of the month. I’m struggling more than I usually do because there is an overwhelming amount of information to try to fit into a 1 hour talk…and it seems new research on the biome comes … More Another Look at the Microbiota/Macrobiota Connection