Helicobacter pylori normally infect the stomachs of children where they can stay forever, if undetected.
Around 15% of Australians are infected with this these bugs. Undetected, they can cause stomach ulcers and cancer.
The bacteria in your gut aren't always friendly. Luckily, there are a number of ways to beat the bugs associated with bowel cancer.
Nobel Laureate Barry Marshall talks to Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology deputy director of translational research David Handojo Muljono in Indonesia.
Nobel Laureate Barry Marshal discovered that bacteria called Helicobacter pylori caused peptic ulcers. He is using the same bacteria to create probiotics and edible vaccines.
While nutrient supplementation can have a role in treating certain psychiatric disorders, all kinds of nutrients should, in the first instance, be consumed as part of a balanced wholefood diet.
A growing body of research points to the detrimental effect of unhealthy diets and the protective value of healthy diets – along with select nutritional supplements as required – for maintaining and promoting mental health.