Disease-Linked Gut Microbiome Varies With Age

Disease-Linked Gut Microbiome Varies With Age

Image credit: Darryl Leja, NHGRI (CC BY 2.0) The human body is an ecosystem made up of both human cells and trillions of microbes, and the largest microbial community is in the gut. This community of gut microbes helps harvest nutrients from our food, modulates our...
Could an extract from Green Tea reverse fibrosis?

Could an extract from Green Tea reverse fibrosis?

A UC-San Francisco pilot study associated a reversal in fibrosis with an over the counter supplement, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). This plant-based compound can be found in green tea. “In sequential order, half the patients were given capsules of EGCG (Teavigo) at...
Living with IPF – Bill Vick’s Lessons Learned

Living with IPF – Bill Vick’s Lessons Learned

Nine years ago, Bill Vick was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. With no available cure and few treatment options available, Bill embarked on his journey with IPF with the idea that the more you learn, the more you’re in control. He founded PF Warriors, a...