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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.

2014-06-17 12:25:17

Research demonstrates association between diversity of gut bacteria and survival WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New

2014-05-12 13:47:13

Microbial samples taken from populations living in the U.S. and Tanzania reveal that the microbiome of the human hand is more varied than previously thought.

Breastfeeding Stimulates Beneficial Gut Bacteria Growth In Newborns
2014-05-08 09:53:05

Previous research has linked being raised on breast milk to lower prevalence of obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease later in life and a newly published study indicated that this positive effect could be due to breastmilk’s promotion of beneficial bacteria in the gut.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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