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gut microbes
2014-11-24 23:04:44

Promoting healthy gut microbiota, the bacteria that live in the intestine, can help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that increases a person’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

bacterial kisses
2014-11-17 10:25:45

From dessert at a fancy restaurant to a taxi across town, two people in a loving, passionate relationship might share many things and, according to a new study, they also probably share the same community of oral bacteria.

weight loss
2014-11-07 06:30:11

By studying pairs of twins, scientists from King’s College London and Cornell University have discovered that genetic factors influence whether people are fat or thin based on the type of microbes that thrive in their bodies.

2014-09-08 16:25:18

Phase I/II study also demonstrated SER-109 restoration of a diverse, healthy microbiome CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept.

cravings and bacteria
2014-08-18 05:00:59

Our bodies play host to millions of bacteria. In fact, they outnumber our own cells by about 100-fold. And yet, we hold the notion that we are in charge of our own lives, not the bacteria that has just hitched a ride.

Preemies' Gut Bacteria May Depend More On Gestational Age Than Environmental Factors
2014-08-13 03:08:27

Scientists believe babies are born with digestive systems containing few or no bacteria.

diet gut flora
2014-07-30 05:21:02

It has been evident for a while that men and women react to diet differently. Men lose weight easier than women, men need more calories than women because of muscle mass, and there are even differences in eating styles.

Unknown Microbes Grown One By One Using New Technique
2014-06-25 03:39:00

A new technique developed at Caltech helps grow individual species of the unknown microbes that live in the human body.

Sharing A Common Microbiological Connection To Our Mobile Phones
2014-06-24 13:12:03

We might be more connected to our cell phones than we think. According to recent research, cell phones reflect a significant microbiological connection with their owners.

2014-06-17 12:37:42

Fecal microbiota transplantation --- the process of delivering stool bacteria from a healthy donor to a patient suffering from intestinal infection with the bacterium Clostridium difficile --- works by restoring healthy bacteria and functioning to the recipient's gut.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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