Bacteria

Bacteria invading the colon may cause type 2 diabetes

In humans, developing metabolic disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, is correlated with having bacteria that penetrate the mucus lining of the …

Diabetes

Natural polyreactive IgA antibodies coat the intestinal microbiota

Increasingly, we recognize that the gut is a specialized organ for maintaining microbial symbioses alongside nutritional functions. The gut produces …

Biology

Gut Bacteria Can Directly Affect Anxiety, Behavior and Emotional Health, According To Scientists

Spread the love<p>Many medical experts around the world claim that the best and most effective way to treat anxiety is to balance different aspects of …

Emotions

This Happens To Your Body When You Don't Shower

Since we have been young, we've been taught to take a bath every day and keep our bodies clean. This is not because we have to follow some customs or …

Skin Care

The Ultimate Guide To Eating For Your Microbiome

Including a day on a microbiome-friendly plate....

Healthy Eating

The human microbiome, explained: How bad science and junky diets gave rise to serious disease

We’re just as much bacteria as we are human. Some studies even suggest that our body contains more microbes than it does actual cells. In fact, when …

Microbiome

Immunity and microbiome — Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

The immune system employs a diverse range of strategies to protect the host against dangerous microbes and tumour growth. We investigate how the …

Microbiome

Is this the Cause of Belly Bloat?

If you regularly feel bloated after eating, functional medicine practitioner and women’s health expert Amy Myers, M.D. says it could be caused by …

Microbiome

Chronic gastrointestinal problems? Your dirty mouth may be partly to blame | Ars Technica

The mouth microbes can spark haywire immune responses and are often drug resistant.<p>Chronic intestinal disturbances may in part be handed down from …

Microbiome

Bacteria in Your Mouth Could Fuel Gut Diseases

Bacteria that normally live in a person's mouth could contribute to gut diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis and …

Microbiome

If You Take Acid Reflux Meds, Your Liver Could Be in Trouble

You wouldn’t think heartburn is that big a deal, but acid reflux can lead serious health issues—so make sure you can recognize the silent symptoms of …

Medicine

Gut bacteria from wild mice boost health in lab mice

Laboratory mice that are given the gut bacteria of wild mice can survive a deadly flu virus infection and fight colorectal cancer dramatically better …

Biology

How gut bacteria saved ‘dirty mice’ from death

Bacteria from the wild cousins make lab mice less prone to getting sick

Microbiome

New mom contracts flesh-eating bacteria, loses arms and legs

A Canadian woman lost both her arms and legs to flesh-eating bacteria four days after giving birth e...

Health

Ectopic colonization of oral bacteria in the intestine drives TH1 cell induction and inflammation

Some gut conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease (CD), are associated with imbalances in the …

Microbiome

Researchers Have a New Explanation for Adult Acne

Smarter ways of treating it could also be on the way.<p>Despite being a scourge for many teenagers, acne isn't completely understood among scientists. It's a disease affecting hair follicles on the skin, but it's not clear what exactly causes the condition. New research, though, suggests acne may be …

Microbiome

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Taking Probiotics May Reduce Postnatal Depression, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: A new study reports taking a probiotic during pregnancy can help to prevent or reduce postnatal depression and anxiety symptoms.Source: …

Depression

5 Reasons To Get Your Microbiome Sequenced

It feels like we’re learning more and more about gut health every day. And for good reason! The proper balance of bacteria and fungi in the …

Microbiome

How broccoli protects your gut

Broccoli is now known to improve gut health; new research has uncovered a potential molecular mechanism to explain this protection — which is good …

Medicine

Women’s reproductive organs are teeming with microorganisms

From the uterus to the ovaries<p>Women's reproductive organs are home to plenty of microorganisms, and identifying them may help us improve women's health.<p>Scientists have long known that the vagina is home to trillions of bacteria, but much less is known about the community of organisms inhabiting the …

Microbiome

Stress is as awful for your body as cheeseburgers and chocolate bars

If you’re stressing over whether to order those waffle fries, don’t. The damage has already been done.<p>Stress may be just as bad for our digestion as …

Wellness

A healthy gut means healthy aging

Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research.<p>The new study was …

Medicine

Probiotics | An unexpected cause of my daughter’s autoimmune issues

Probiotics are everywhere these days. “With added probiotic cultures” has become a marketing catchphrase we can’t escape.<p>Their promise to boost our …

Microbiome

Gut fungi might be linked to obesity and inflammatory bowel disorders

Fungi are overlooked contributors to health and disease.

Microbiome

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Stress May Be Just As Unhealthy As Junk Food To Digestive System, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Stress causes gut microbiota composition to shift as though a female mouse is on a high fat diet, researchers report.Source: Brigham Young …

Microbiome

Catalyst: Oct 17 / 24

<b></b><b>Catalyst</b> has a 2 part look special “Gut Revolution” which follows two people with debilitating gut issues, including a former <b>Biggest Loser</b> …

Microbiome

Yogurt Is Not Enough! Ten Steps For Rebalancing Your Gut Bacteria | Poliquin Article

Probiotics are all the rage these days. For good reason: Not only can a balanced microbiome promote fat loss, it can boost mood, reduce disease risk, …

Microbiome

Scientists have discovered an unknown ancient bacteria

<b>In Yakutia, scientists have discovered ancient, previously unknown bacteria, which are more than three million years.</b><br>They can’t predict what will …

Biology

Microbes rule your health — and further prove that kids should eat dirt

Humans don’t rule the planet. Humans don’t even rule their own bodies. During the past 20 years or so, it’s become apparent that the guys in charge of everything are a nanometer across and run in packs, or perhaps more accurately, hang out in mobs. These gangs of microorganisms are together …

Microbiome

Scientists use drone to sample whale breath and snot

To study the microbiome of humpback whales<p>Scientists flew a small drone over the blowhole of a few humpback whales in the US and Canada to collect the microbes living inside their breath. Sampling the community of microbes and bacteria living inside whales, called the microbiome, can help us better …

Oceans