Microbiome

What is the Human Virome?

The human virome is the overall collection of viruses that live within and on the body. It is possible for viruses to infect both human cells and other microbes, such as bacteria (as with bacteriophages).

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Unlocking sulfasalazine's mechanism of action in IBD-SpA patients

Unlocking sulfasalazine's mechanism of action in IBD-SpA patients

Ultra-processed foods: A growing threat to public health

Ultra-processed foods: A growing threat to public health

Study discovers link between a breakdown product from excess niacin and heart disease

Study discovers link between a breakdown product from excess niacin and heart disease

New standards for evaluating aging biomarkers unveiled

New standards for evaluating aging biomarkers unveiled

Twin study investigates the role of the microbiome as a modifier in mental disorders

Twin study investigates the role of the microbiome as a modifier in mental disorders

How does intermittent fasting affect the gut microbiome?

How does intermittent fasting affect the gut microbiome?

Pregnant women show significant immune system changes linked to gut microbiome

Pregnant women show significant immune system changes linked to gut microbiome

Study finds gut health key to combating skin diseases, eyes probiotics as potential treatment

Study finds gut health key to combating skin diseases, eyes probiotics as potential treatment

Gut microbiota alterations may influence immune system changes during pregnancy

Gut microbiota alterations may influence immune system changes during pregnancy

Eleven stroke researchers to be recognized during the 2024 International Stroke Conference

Eleven stroke researchers to be recognized during the 2024 International Stroke Conference

New tool can help researchers to better understand the metabolism of microorganisms

New tool can help researchers to better understand the metabolism of microorganisms

Burn injury disrupts the intestinal mucus barrier and alters gut microbiota, study reveals

Burn injury disrupts the intestinal mucus barrier and alters gut microbiota, study reveals

NIH awards $1.9 million to investigate how complex communities of microbes impact human health

NIH awards $1.9 million to investigate how complex communities of microbes impact human health

High-quality early diet linked to lower IBD risk in children

High-quality early diet linked to lower IBD risk in children

Exercise shapes our gut health, study finds

Exercise shapes our gut health, study finds

Gut health linked to Alzheimer's progression, study suggests diet as potential therapy

Gut health linked to Alzheimer's progression, study suggests diet as potential therapy

New insights on how diet regulates allergic responses

New insights on how diet regulates allergic responses

IU surgeon-scientist investigates the role of sinus microbiome in chronic rhinosinusitis

IU surgeon-scientist investigates the role of sinus microbiome in chronic rhinosinusitis

Study observes rapid immune response in individuals switching to vegan and keto diets

Study observes rapid immune response in individuals switching to vegan and keto diets

High dietary intake of fish and vegetables in infancy may protect against IBD

High dietary intake of fish and vegetables in infancy may protect against IBD