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The human microbiome refers to the entire community of microorganisms that live on or in the human body. More specifically, it refers to all of the genes in these microbes, which include bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses.
Duke scientists use mathematical tools to track how microbial evolution unfolded

Duke scientists use mathematical tools to track how microbial evolution unfolded

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows

Beneficial bacteria may be key to reverse gut inflammation seen in inflammatory bowel diseases

Beneficial bacteria may be key to reverse gut inflammation seen in inflammatory bowel diseases

UAlberta research could open door to new therapies for diabetes patients

UAlberta research could open door to new therapies for diabetes patients

New biomarkers may help in diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease

New biomarkers may help in diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease

UVA researchers use probiotic bacteria in yogurt to reverse depression symptoms

UVA researchers use probiotic bacteria in yogurt to reverse depression symptoms

Mice study shows role of yeast in aggravating IBD symptoms

Mice study shows role of yeast in aggravating IBD symptoms

Decreasing antibiotic use can lead to reductions in spread of deadly bacteria

Decreasing antibiotic use can lead to reductions in spread of deadly bacteria

EuroPrevent 2017 to explore innovative ideas in preventive cardiology

EuroPrevent 2017 to explore innovative ideas in preventive cardiology

Random variability may contribute to differences in gut microbe populations, study finds

Random variability may contribute to differences in gut microbe populations, study finds

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Researchers probe potential link between gut microbiota and poor artery health

Researchers probe potential link between gut microbiota and poor artery health

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

Research advances understanding of neuroimmune mechanisms in ASD

Research advances understanding of neuroimmune mechanisms in ASD

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

Melanoma patients' immunotherapy response linked to diversity and makeup of gut bacteria

Melanoma patients' immunotherapy response linked to diversity and makeup of gut bacteria

Scientists identify novel mutations in bacteria that promote evolution of antibiotic resistance

Scientists identify novel mutations in bacteria that promote evolution of antibiotic resistance

Mice study provides clues to how genetic variations in gut microbes influence metabolic disease

Mice study provides clues to how genetic variations in gut microbes influence metabolic disease

New article provides thought-provoking view on the rise of allergy, autoimmune diseases

New article provides thought-provoking view on the rise of allergy, autoimmune diseases