gut bacteria Stories
- Our immune system may be instrumental to maintaining balance in our gut microbiota by producing a single binding protein on white blood cells.
- The bacteria living in the guts of men and women do not respond equally to the same diet, according to new research on the human microbiome.
- An ancient virus, newly discovered, resides in the guts of half the population. Researchers say it could offer promising leads in the battle against obesity and diabetes.
- A pet dog allowed indoors protects against asthma and allergies by promoting healthy gut bacteria.
Gut Bacteria From Obese People Make Lab Mice Fat: Could Changing Your Stomach Microbiome Make You Skinny?A Washington University study identifies human bacterial species that promote leanness and metabolic health.
- A c-section birth may leave a baby susceptible to low immunity due to lack of healthy gut bacteria.
- Bacteriophages, or viruses that infect only bacteria, could transfer antibiotic resistance genes between bacteria and make them resistant to drugs they have never been exposed to before.
- Probiotic yogurt’s health benefits may include altering brain function, suggests new research. Changing the composition of your gut bacteria can affect mood, anxiety, stress, and pain sensitivity.
- A new CDC report suggests that more than half of public swimming pools in the US are contaminated with human waste.
- Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.
- New research shows an unexpected effect of gut bacteria on blood pressure, which may lead to better treatment of hypertension. The more fiber you eat, the more the bacteria may help you stay healthy.
- New research on young twins in Malawi in sub Saharan Africa has identified a new culprit of severe acute childhood malnutrition: gut bacteria.