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Fecal Zonulin - What does it tell us?

What is Zonulin? Zonulin, used in conjunction with other fecal inflammation markers such as calprotectin, can help clinicians to distinguish between inflammatory bowel disorders (IBD) and other inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders. The zonulin...

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US BioTek & RealTime Join Forces

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US BioTek Laboratories Acquire Realtime Laboratories

US BioTek Laboratories Expands Diagnostic Testing Portfolio with Acquisition of Realtime Laboratories US BioTek Laboratories (“US BioTek”), a...

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Infant Allergy & The Maternal Environment

Why do some children have problems with IgE allergy as infants? A history of IgE-mediated allergic disorders in infancy or early childhood...

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Patient that is caring for their microbiome

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The Way to the heart may truly Be Through The Gut

Diet, heart disease and the gut microbiome More than 30% of deaths worldwide involve cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVDs include coronary artery...

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Woman having a reaction to drinking milk

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Food Allergy vs. Sensitivity vs. Intolerance: What's The Difference

There are many ways a body can demonstrate an aversion to specific foods, with allergies, sensitivities and intolerances being some of the most...

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Patient with severe cough and sore throat from new Covid-19 variant

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Complement and long COVID

The winter months and holiday season provide many opportunities for happy times and visits with friends and family. Unfortunately, the season also...

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Images of brain scans

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Happy Holidaze? Can Holiday Stressors Lead to (neuro)Inflammation?

The season of stress is upon us. The winter months are host to a dizzying number of holidays, secular and not, for a variety of cultures around the...

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The Difference Between IgE, IgG, and IgA Antibodies

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IgE vs IgG vs IgA: Decoding Immunoglobulins

Immunoglobulins, commonly known as antibodies, play a vital role in our immune system. There are various types, including IgE, IgG, and IgA, each...

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4 Food Sensitivity Mistakes To Avoid

For health providers, one of the primary goals is to help patients achieve optimal health through methods that address the root cause of symptoms....

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Individual working on project experiencing Chronic Fatigue

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Chronic fatigue and gastrointestinal health

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a vaguely defined disorder characterized by persistent unexplained relapsing physical/mental fatigue worsened by...

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Women having an allergic reaction to foods

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Allergy, sensitivity and…stool testing

Gastrointestinal dysfunction and loss of gut microbiome diversity have been associated with an increased risk of IgE allergy, leaky gut syndrome and...

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How do environmental factors contribute to "leaky gut" syndrome?

Both external and internal conditions can result in the development of a “leaky gut”. Guidance from stool test results can help clinicians choose...

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Is H. pylori A Pathogen Or Normal Flora?

Approximately 20-25% of the American population may suffer from functional dyspepsia. Screening these patients for H. pylori and other potential...

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Mold exposure Linked to respiratory health Problems

Humans and fungi have co-evolved on the planet, and most humans have the necessary physiological "machinery" to degrade and detoxify small amounts of...

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PrEP and General STI Testing Utilizing At Home Sample Collections

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US BioTek Laboratories Launches At-Home STI Testing for PrEP

US BioTek is expanding its STI Testing options by offering laboratory STI panels, including those for PrEP, that can be conveniently self-collected...

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4 Things Clinicians Need to Know About Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by molds that can severely impact human health. As a practitioner, it is essential to understand the...

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Molds and Mycotoxins In The Modern Environment

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Molds and mycotoxins in the modern environment

Molds, and their mycotoxins, have been with us, always. The earliest known mold fossil is about 900 million years old. As members of the kingdom...

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Are Mycotoxins from molds making you sick?

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US BioTek Laboratories Launches MycoToxin Testing

Provide patients a clear picture of their toxic burden & how it’s impacting their health Today we are excited to announce that we have launched...

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Glass of Tall Beer

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What's in your pot 'o gold? Should we risk gluten-free beer on St Patrick’s Day?

March 17th is fast approaching, and those of us that celebrate a gluten-free St. Patrick’s day have some decisions to make. The luck of the Irish may...

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