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The Crucial Role of Diet and the Gut Microbiome in Colorectal Cancer Risk

The Crucial Role of Diet and the Gut Microbiome in Colorectal Cancer Risk By Emeran Mayer, MD and Jill Horn Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major global health burden as its ranks third in terms of incidence and second in mortality worldwide. It has increased steadily in recent years, including in younger age groups. As …

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Yeast Probiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Yeast Probiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome By MariaLisa Itzoe, DO, MPH Irritable Bowel Syndrome is one of the most common disorders of brain-gut interaction (DGBI) with estimates of between 10-15% people affected nationally. The Rome IV Criteria are symptom-based diagnostic criteria providing a standardized IBS diagnosis. The cardinal IBS symptom is chronically recurrent abdominal pain, …

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