American Heart Association

Digestive byproduct may increase risk of death among PAD patients

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Peripheral artery disease patients who had high blood levels of a digestive byproduct were significantly more likely to die during a five-year study released Wednesday.

The digestive byproduct — trimethylamine N-oxide — is produced by gut bacteria breaking down red meat, eggs and other meat products […]

Restoring gut bacteria to youthful age linked to improved stroke recovery in mice

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Restoring microorganisms in the gut to a youthful age was linked to improved stroke recovery in old mice, according to a new study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016.

Noting that different bacteria present in the gut change with age, researchers […]

February 19th, 2016|Categories: Health, Prevention, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Restoring gut bacteria to youthful age linked to improved stroke recovery in mice