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A severe autoimmune condition may be triggered by ‘good’ gut bacteria

Sometimes ‘good’ gut microbes can turn bad NOBEASTSOFIERCE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Jessica Hamzelou The billions of bacteria that line our guts have evolved with us, and play a crucial role in our digestion, physical and mental health. But bacteria that seem beneficial for most people can cause harm in others: they can trigger an autoimmune… Read More »

Severe pregnancy sickness: ‘I asked if pregnancy was worth it’

Media playback is unsupported on your device For Hannah Dalton, pregnancy meant not being able to drink fluids for eight months without throwing up, going into hospital 27 times for intravenous drips and living off ice lollies and anti-sickness medication. Hannah, 30, from Thundersley, Essex, had hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), the severe pregnancy sickness the Duchess… Read More »