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Leaky Gut (intestinal permeability)

Will Diabetes Drug Offer Promise for “Leaky Gut”?

Creating tiny organoids from stem cells allowed scientists to identify a crucial pathway in intestinal permeability and test metformin to treat it.

Nicholas Shaheen, MD, GI expert
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Show 1179: What Should You Do About Digestive Distress?

Listen to find out when your digestive distress might signal a serious problem and when you could manage it at home with simple remedies.

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Celiac Disease

If Leaky Gut Syndrome Exists, How Can You Test for It?

Is there such a thing as leaky gut syndrome or intestinal permeability? How would you know if you were dealing with this condition? Find out about testing.

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Acid Reflux

How to Improve Digestive Health with a Poop Transplant

A poop transplant that alters the disturbed microbiota of a diseased digestive tract can provide surprising relief from diarrhea, pain and other symptoms.

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