Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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Your gut bacteria could determine how you respond to cutting-edge cancer drugs

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by bertiedog, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. bertiedog

    bertiedog Senior Member

    South East England, UK
    Very interesting research showing yet again the importance of the gut microbiome. This time it's to do with successful treatment of certain cancers and immunotherapy plus the role of the bacteria that reside in the gut especially was the abundance of the bacteria which has been shown by Dr Lipkin and Maddy Hornig to be low in ME/CFS. (Mine is too as shown by this year's American Gut Stool Test but I am working on it.)

    Surely this should be telling the ME community something i.e., the immune system is affected by what is in our gut. It seems such a simple fact and I know there are many ME researchers looking into this and our illness. Meanwhile it surely makes sense to find out what one's own microbiome if one can afford to do this. I think my test cost around £75.

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