ACG releases new probiotics podcast, gut bug glossary to mark World Digestive Health Day

The human gut microbiome and its impact on health and disease is the World Gastroenterology Organisation’s (WGO) focus topic for 2014. In support of WGO’s World Digestive Health Day on May 29, the American College of Gastroenterology released a new podcast, Probiotics: What You Need to Know, featuring Eamonn M. M. Quigley, M.D., FACG, a leading expert in the field and past president of the ACG. The podcast highlights the benefits of probiotics and offers tips for choosing and taking these beneficial bacteria. Listen to ACG’s Probiotics Patient Podcast (http://r.smartbrief.com/resp/fPlnCqtCxLCDwyxECidKlOBVtbCP). The College also unveiled a Glossary of the Gut Microbiome, a quick guide on commonly used terms of the intestinal microbiota. View the Gut Microbiome Glossary (http://r.smartbrief.com/resp/fPlnCqtCxLCDwyxFCidKlOBVwAJC).