Research On Candida

Here are just a few of the research papers that were used in creating this site and the Ultimate Candida Diet program.

Candida Albicans Research

Candida Overview
Candidiasis (University of Maryland Medical Centre)
Candida Albicans – a Major Human Fungal Pathogen (The Journal of Microbiology, 2011)
Yeasts in the Gut: From Commensals to Infectious Agents (Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, 2009)
Restoration of Immunologic Competence to Candida Albicans (Truss, 1980)
The Role of Candida Albicans in Human Illness (Truss, 1981)

Candida Biology
Adaptation, adhesion and invasion during interaction of Candida albicans with the host (2011)
Growth of Candida albicans hyphae (Nature Reviews – Microbiology 2011)
The interplay between Candida albicans and the mammalian innate host defense (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)
The metabolic basis of Candida albicans morphogenesis and quorum sensing (Science Direct, 2011)
The distinct morphogenic states of Candida albicans (Trends in Microbiology, 2004)
Candida albicans Cell Wall Proteins (Microbiology & Molecular Biology Reviews, 2008)
Virulence of Candida species (Yang, 2003)

Candida And The Immune System
Candida albicans infection enhances immunosuppression induced by cyclophosphamide by selective priming of suppressive myeloid progenitors for NO production (Angulo et al, 2002)

Candida and Antibiotics

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Candida and Biofilms
Medical importance of biofilms in Candida infections  (Douglas, 2002)
Characteristics of biofilm formation by Candida albicans (Ramage et al, 2001)
Biofilm formation of Candida albicans is variably affected by saliva and dietary sugars (Jin, 2004)

Candida And Other Illnesses
Chronic Intestinal Candidiasis as a Possible Etiological Factor in the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Medical Hypotheses, 2005)

Candida And pH
The Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans Autoinduces Hyphal Morphogenesis by Raising Extracellular pH (American Society ofr Micobiology, 2011)

Probiotics Research

Probiotics for improved intestinal health
Probiotics and prebiotics: microflora management for improved gut health (1998)
Probiotics as Potential Therapies in Human Gastrointestinal Health (2010)
The Role of Probiotic Cultures in the Control of Gastrointestinal Health (2000)
Role of Probiotics in the Management of Experimental Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (2008)
Promoting Gut Health with Probiotics (2003)
In Vitro Studies on Colonization Resistance of the Human Gut Microbiota to Candida albicans and the Effects of Tetracycline and Lactobacillus plantarum LPK (Payne et al, 2003)

Yogurt & Kefir
Antimicrobial Activity of Probiotics from Milk Products (2003)
Ingestion of yogurt containing Lactobacillus acidophilus as Prophylaxis for Candidal Vaginitis (Hilton et al,1992)
Kefir – a complex probiotic

Probiotics and Vaginal Candida
Probiotics for prevention of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis: a review (2006)

Probiotics for Oral Candida Infections
Probiotics Reduce the Prevalence of Oral Candida in the Elderly—a Randomized Controlled Trial (2007)

Probiotics preventing Candida in newborns
The role of probiotics in the prevention of bacterial infections and Candida in Neonatal Intensive Care.

Probiotics and antibiotics
Probiotics And Antibiotics: A Brief Overview

Probiotics and the Immune System
Probiotics: effects on immunity

Storage of Probiotics
Dying in Yoghurt: The Number of Living Bacteria in Probiotic Yoghurt Decreases under Exposure to Room Temperature (Digestion, 2011)
Sensory and microbiological quality of yogurt drinks with prebiotics and probiotics (American Dairy Science Association, 2010)
Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum stored at ambient temperature are effective in the treatment of acute diarrhoea (Annals of Tropical Paediatrics, 2010)

Antifungals Research

Antifungals and Candida
Modulation of Morphogenesis in Candida albicans by Various Small Molecules (American Society for Microbiology, 2010)
Susceptibilities of Candida albicans Mouth Isolates to Antifungal Agents, Essentials Oils and Mouth Rinses (Mycopathologia, 2012)

Candida and Antifungal Resistance
Fluconazole resistance in Candida albicans (Calalinuova et al, 2004)
Prevalence & susceptibility to fluconazole of Candida species causing vulvovaginitis (Mohanty et al, 2006)

Black Walnut
Antimicrobial activity of juglone (2006)

Clove Oil
Antifungal activity of the clove essential oil from Syzygium aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species (2009)
Antifungal Properties Of Clove Oil (Eugenia Caryophylata) In Sugar Solution (2001)

Coconut oil / Caprylic Acid
In Vitro Killing of Candida albicans by Fatty Acids and Monoglycerides (2001)
In vitro antimicrobial properties of coconut oil on Candida species (Medical Journal of Food, 2007)

Studies on the Anticandidal Mode of Action of Allium sativum (Garlic) (1988)

Goldenseal & Oregon Grape (Berberine)
In vitro synergism between berberine and miconazole against planktonic and biofilm Candida cultures (2010)

Grapefruit Seed Extract
Oral Citrus Seed Extract in Atopic Eczema: In Vitro and In Vivo Studies on Intestinal Microflora

Effectiveness of nystatin in polysymptomatic patients (Oxford University Press, 2001)

Oregano Oil
Antifungal activities of origanum oil against Candida albicans (2001)

Pau D’Arco
Lapachol: an overview (2007)

Undecylenic Acid
Undecylenic Acid Inhibits Morphogenesis of Candida albicans (Antimicrobial Agents And Chemotherapy, 2000)

The influence of dietary carbohydrates on in vitro adherence of four Candida species to human buccal epithelial cells (Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 2005)
Xylitol inhibits carcinogenic acetaldehyde production by Candida species (International Journal of Cancer, 2011)

Candida Die-Off Research

Herxheimer Reaction in relation to Candida Albicans
Restoration of Immunologic Competence to Candida Albicans (1980)

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Molybdenum for Candida albicans Patients and Other Problems (1991)


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