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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.
Gut microbiome may help improve immunotherapy response in melanoma patients

Gut microbiome may help improve immunotherapy response in melanoma patients

Polysorbate slows toxic effects of E. coli poisoning

Polysorbate slows toxic effects of E. coli poisoning

Genetic variation, environmental conditions can have significant impact on human health

Genetic variation, environmental conditions can have significant impact on human health

Researchers create new culture model of human intestine to study inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers create new culture model of human intestine to study inflammatory bowel disease

Infections, not antibiotics linked to increased risk of childhood obesity

Infections, not antibiotics linked to increased risk of childhood obesity

Safe food additive can slow toxic effects of E. coli poisoning

Safe food additive can slow toxic effects of E. coli poisoning

Researchers receive grant to investigate how gut microbiome influences breast cancer

Researchers receive grant to investigate how gut microbiome influences breast cancer

UT researchers discover bacterial genes that could lead to effective malaria treatment

UT researchers discover bacterial genes that could lead to effective malaria treatment

Gut microbes can modify our mood and behaviour, research reveals

Gut microbes can modify our mood and behaviour, research reveals

Mouths of migraine sufferers harbor more nitrate-reducing bacteria, study finds

Mouths of migraine sufferers harbor more nitrate-reducing bacteria, study finds

Researchers show how spinal cord injury causes profound changes in gut microbiota

Researchers show how spinal cord injury causes profound changes in gut microbiota

FAAM 2016: Experts discuss advancements in diagnosis, management of food allergies and anaphylaxis

FAAM 2016: Experts discuss advancements in diagnosis, management of food allergies and anaphylaxis

Mount Sinai awarded $10 million grant to explore cellular, molecular mechanisms of GVHD

Mount Sinai awarded $10 million grant to explore cellular, molecular mechanisms of GVHD

Penn Medicine awarded CDC grant to develop new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance

Penn Medicine awarded CDC grant to develop new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance

Researchers to investigate similarities between Crohn's and Johne's disease that affects cattle

Researchers to investigate similarities between Crohn's and Johne's disease that affects cattle

New study finds no evidence of benefit from genetic disposition of eczema

New study finds no evidence of benefit from genetic disposition of eczema

Research finds evidence linking number of ribosomal genes to bacterial growth rate and efficiency

Research finds evidence linking number of ribosomal genes to bacterial growth rate and efficiency

Study examines fecal microbiota transplantation as treatment option for recurrent C. difficile infections

Study examines fecal microbiota transplantation as treatment option for recurrent C. difficile infections

Harvard symposium highlights health impact of gut microbiota and probiotics throughout lifespan

Harvard symposium highlights health impact of gut microbiota and probiotics throughout lifespan

High levels of dietary zinc increase susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infections

High levels of dietary zinc increase susceptibility to Clostridium difficile infections