Candida albicans causes and information

Please click on the links below to read our articles. If you are interested in research findings, click here for links to research reports.

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Candida yeast overgrowth more real than ever and part of a larger gut issue by Kathleen Jade in Natural Health. December 2014

'The use of antibiotics leads to the development of fungal Candida albicans infections. This in turn can lead to cross-over allergic reactions to gluten and may trigger celiac disease in individuals.' Taken from an article on the website linking gluten intolerance/coeliac disease with candida. September 2011

Bread – is yeast really the problem? A short history of bread and all we have done to turn it from a nutrition-rich ‘fast-food’ to a substance that increasing numbers have to avoid – Andrew Whitley

Problems with the Glycaemic Index: Many people rely on the Glycaemic index for monitoring their diet, however it is not always a reliable measurement – Margaret Moss 2006
Heavy metals as a factor in candida overgrowth


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Research Reports


Gut colonisation by candida albicans can aggravate allergic diarrhoea, colon inflammation, arthritic joint inflammation and contact hypersensitvity. April 2011

Gene test for candida a possibility
March 2010

Genetic vulnerability to yeast infections discovered
October 2009

Mechanism fundamental to the spread of candida identified
October 2009

Scientists in Aberdeen crack the genetic code of candida
June 2009

Nanosensors to be used to diagnose candida infections
August 2009

Underestimating the power of fungal infections
July 2009

Candida glabrata - the new threat?
June 2009

Candida is now the fourth leading cause of all hospital-acquired blood stream infections in the USA
May 2009

Gamma interferon offers hope in the fight against fungal infections
November 2007

The progression of candida albicans from benign to life-threatening fungus
October 2007

Candida in orbit
January 2007

First Published January 2007


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