- A girl in the UK celebrated her 18th birthday by taking a shot of Jagermeister laced with liquid nitrogen, and ended up having her stomach surgically removed.
- Norovirus particles coming from vomit can be transmitted through the air and infect people weeks later.
- Microbiomes are so good at identifying a person, they could replace the fingerprint.
- A study of Swedish infants finds a connection between the development of each child’s gut microbiome and the way he or she is both delivered and fed.
- Here's the smelly truth behind the gas we pass and how to keep it at bay.
- Probiotics are essential for your digestive health, but they may also improve your mental health.
- For children with autism, gastrointestinal troubles are more common and more persistent in the first three years of life than they are for same-age kids.
- The "second brain" is located just above the belt and has the ability to influence your behavior, emotional state, and stress levels.
- A popular food additive is wreaking havoc in the gut and leading to obesity and other gut disorders.
- Fecal transplants provide individuals with a way to not only earn extra cash but perhaps even save another's life.
- Scientists have mapped the genome of a parasite that might help treat autoimmune diseases when administered in the body.
- Italian researchers have found children with irritable bowel syndrome are four times more likely to develop celiac disease.