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Latest Human microbiome Stories

Newest Analysis For Human Microbiome Project Re-defines What's Healthy
2014-04-17 08:54:25

Study in Nature shows wide variation in the collection of bacteria harbored by healthy adults

2014-03-12 11:32:47

The interactions of the gut microbiota in children with typical diabetes autoantibodies differ from that in healthy children.

Unraveling The Hidden Variation Of Bacteria
2014-03-07 13:02:27

Our intestines harbor an astronomical number of bacteria, around 100 times the number of cells in our body, known as the gut microbiota.

2014-02-13 10:31:59

We are all aware of the health benefits of dietary fiber.

2014-01-10 11:12:16

The human microbiome, the collection of trillions of microbes living in and on the human body, is not random, and scientists believe that it plays a role in many basic life processes.

2013-12-20 13:27:32

Scroll down to listen to an explanation of how scientists think the microbiome, disease, and the immune system are related.

2013-12-04 16:01:15

Infants and toddlers frequently carry toxigenic Clostridium difficile, usually with no harm to themselves, but can serve as a reservoir and spread the bacteria to adults in whom it can cause severe disease.

2013-11-21 11:34:57

Food transit through the small intestine affects the body's absorption of nutrients and, consequently, our health.

2013-11-05 11:45:51

Transferring the gut microbes from a mouse with colon tumors to germ-free mice makes those mice prone to getting tumors as well.


Word of the Day
eupeptic
  • Of or relating to good digestion.
  • Cheerful.
The word 'eupeptic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'good' and 'digest'.
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