Items Tagged ‘microbiome’

A few facts about rheumatology at UCLA

June 15, 2017

A few facts about rheumatology at UCLA

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Most people think of rheumatology as the study of joint disorders, such as arthritis, but they may not know just how broad the field really is. Because rheumatologic disorders also affect blood vessels, organs and a host of other body parts, rheumatology research delves down into the effects on those systems as well. At UCLA, […]

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Tags: arthritis, bad cholesterol, cholesterol, Dr. John Fitzgerald, fibromyalgia, good cholesterol, gout, HDL, inflammatory diseases, joint pain, LDL, microbiome


The mind-gut connection – and the hidden conversation within our bodies

July 11, 2016

The mind-gut connection – and the hidden conversation within our bodies

By Roxanne Moster Roxanne Moster

Almost all of us can remember a time, early in our lives, when we faced a big decision, and our mother told us to “go with your gut.” Well, no need to tell Mom, but her wisdom has once again been vindicated.  Science has proved it.  And it’s all in an intriguing new book on […]

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Tags: Dr. Emeran Mayer, gut feelings, microbiome, mind-gut connection, UCLA Oppenheimer Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Resilience