• Research reveals how a leaky gut leads to inflammation in the lungs

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Why are older adults more likely to get seriously ill or even die from pneumonia? It turns out the cause may have as much to do with the gut as it does with the lungs.
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  • How a leaky gut leads to inflamed lungs

    6 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    In addition to increased morbidity and impaired lung function after a Streptococcus pneumoniaeinfection in older mice, the researchers also found elevated levels of gut-derived bacteria in the lungs, suggesting that bacteria that migrate from the intestine to the lungs may partially be responsible for the poor outcomes in older individuals.
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