Results for: Gastrointestinal-tract

What happens to the gastrointestinal tract during exercise?

Exercise causes hypoxia, which increases the demand on the heart to supply all the vital organs with oxygen. Therefore, being a secondary property the GI Tract has blood flow (MORE)

Is streptococcus a resident biota of the gastrointestinal tract?

It depends on the species. For example, Streptococcus bovis is usually found in the large bowel and it causes infectious endocarditis in people who have some diseases in that (MORE)