Month: June 2020

One Health

June 26th, 2020 | Posted in Info

Microbes, Human Health, Animal Health, Plant Health and Environmental Health The One Health movement proposes that there is a connection between human, animal, plant, soil and ecosystem health. At the heart of this is the idea that the health of all organisms in an ecosystem are interconnected via the microbial communities in the environment, in ...

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Microbes, Immunity and Health

June 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Info

Diseases of the immune system have increased over the last few decades in urban environments. The hygiene hypothesis suggests that immune mediated diseases may be linked to reduced contact with the soil and the natural environment whilst living in over sanitised environments and being overly clean. These all affect the balance of micro-organisms ...

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Benefits of Exercise and COVID-19

June 18th, 2020 | Posted in Info

We’ve all heard about the benefits of exercise for physical and mental health. Of particular interest, in light of the pandemic, is recent medical research showing that regular exercise may reduce the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a major cause of death in patients with COVID-19. Research prior to the pandemic suggested ...

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