Griffith experiment: gene transformation in bacteria

Frederick Griffith (England) in 1928 took an experiment to vaccinate mice against pneumonia by injecting the mice with heat-killed bacteria of encapsulated strain.

For this purpose, he worked with two strains of Streptococcus pneumonia. One is virulent (pathogenic) and other is avirulent. The virulent strain has a polysaccharide capsule in its cell wall.

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Gut health and sex- a connection between them

There is a strong connection between gut health and sex. Research suggests that there are several factors that control our sexual desire and libido. Gut health condition is one of them.

Out gut is composed of millions of neurons that transfer the message from gut to brain. Therefore these neurons control our moods and sexual desire.

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Dysbiosis- Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis is the imbalance of gut bacteria. Dysbiosis is caused by a bacterial infection, excessive use of antibiotics, stress, diet and poor nutrition. This dysbiosis or imbalance of gut bacteria cause gut permeability or leaky gut syndrome.It also causes other gut health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, celiac disease and many more.

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Gut health and depression have a strong connection

There is a strong connection between gut health and depression. You know the gut is considered to be our second brain. Emotion like depression, anxiety or stress is also linked to our gut health as well as our mental health. This connection of our gut health and depression is in a bidirectional pathway. People with poor gut health easily experience mental issues like depression and anxiety. Depression also causes several gut health problem like the disruption of the composition of gut bacteria, leaky gut syndrome, and inflammation.

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Gut healthy diet: best foods for gut health

Gut healthy diet refers to the foods that are essential to take for improving gut health. Gut healthy diet increase the number of good bacteria in our gut and remove the harmful bacteria. Beneficial bacteria of our gut improve gut health. A higher number of good bacteria in the gut means better gut health. Better gut health causes an improvement of mental health, reduce the digestive problem (gas, bloating, chronic diarrhea and constipation), reduce the risk of colon cancer and improve the immune system.

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Antibiotics for Intestinal Bacterial Infection

Prescription of antibiotics for intestinal bacterial infection mainly depends on several symptoms and causes. Several bacteria known as food poisoning bacteria cause bacterial intestinal infection or gastroenteritis or food poisonings. No antibiotics are suggested for simple infection. But in case of acute infection, physicians suggest several antibiotics for intestinal bacterial infection.

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10 Best Probiotics for Men in 2019

Probiotics for men slightly varies from probiotics for women. Our next post will discuss “best probiotics for women. This content is on the best probiotics for men.
Probiotics are the food or supplement or capsule that contain several bacterial strains. These strains cause a benefit to our gut health as well as immune system and mental health. These bacterial strains keep the right balance of gut bacteria. They support the beneficial gut bacteria to grow and inhibit the harmful bacteria.

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