A new study reports FDA approved artificial sweeteners and some sports supplements are toxic to digestive gut bacteria. Researchers say the consumption of artificial sweeteners can adversely affect gut microbial activity, causing a wide range of health issues from cancers to type-2 diabetes.
Researchers reveal the Western diet can induce the expansion of microbes in the small intestine that promote the digestion and absorption of high fat foods. Over time, researchers say, these microbes can increase the risk of obesity.
Yale researchers report people with type 2 diabetes and obesity have reduced levels of glucose in their brains. The finding may help explain why obese people and those with T2DM have increased risk of eating disorders and Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports the percentage of American seniors with dementia is dropping and those with a higher level of education appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia.