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Dudodenal aspiration is the gold standard test for determining small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  It is not often used because it is very invasive (requiring... More

Many practitioners share the misguided belief that a 90 minute or longer lactulose hydrogen breath test will provide a measure of distal small intestinal bacterial... More

This research studies goal was to determine whether there is a link between small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and abdominal pain related functional gastrointestinal disorders... More

Lactose intolerance is a very common problem those impact is compounded by loss of key nutrients especially calcium.  A recent study by the National Dairy... More

The hydrogen breath test continues to be the best alternative for diagnosing small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  In this peer reviewed article the researchers critically... More

Dr. Anthony Lembo of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announced that he will present the results of TARGET 3 at the American College of Gastroenterology... More

This recently published research studied the benefit of eradicating h. pylori in patients that have been diagnosed with gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).  The study enrolled... More

A recent study done at the Boston Children’s Hospital shows that H2-receptor antagonists significantly increases the incidence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in children. ... More

This research focused on the benefits of using probiotic therapy for patients with chronic liver disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and intestinal permeability problems. ... More

The cause of autism has confounded medical science.  Recently, research from Caltech has suggested that there may be a link with leaky gut syndrome. This... More

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