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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Novel method for comparing whole protein-coding genes between metagenomic data detects an environmental gradient for the microbiota

Novel method for comparing whole protein-coding genes between metagenomic data detects an environmental gradient for the microbiota

What do gut microbiota have to do with Alzheimer's and dementia?

What do gut microbiota have to do with Alzheimer's and dementia?

Diet, microbial metabolites, and cytokine levels correlate with depression and anxiety symptoms in obese individuals

Diet, microbial metabolites, and cytokine levels correlate with depression and anxiety symptoms in obese individuals

Recent therapeutic strategies for renal cell carcinoma and the effects of the tumor microenvironment on systemic therapy

Recent therapeutic strategies for renal cell carcinoma and the effects of the tumor microenvironment on systemic therapy

Study suggests that both mother and infant can contribute to the human milk microbiome

Study suggests that both mother and infant can contribute to the human milk microbiome

New insights into the release of microplastics from breastmilk storage bags

New insights into the release of microplastics from breastmilk storage bags

Study finds alterations in the gut microbiome of young adult binge drinkers

Study finds alterations in the gut microbiome of young adult binge drinkers

Lifestyle-related metabolite biomarker may be a target to reduce stroke risk in Black adults

Lifestyle-related metabolite biomarker may be a target to reduce stroke risk in Black adults

MD Anderson and Federation Bio collaborate to design and manufacture a synthetic microbial consortium

MD Anderson and Federation Bio collaborate to design and manufacture a synthetic microbial consortium

How eating patterns and nutritional intake affects the management of type 2 diabetes

How eating patterns and nutritional intake affects the management of type 2 diabetes

Researchers devise a novel potential IBD treatment strategy that eliminates pathogenic T cells and encourages the proliferation of regulatory T cells

Researchers devise a novel potential IBD treatment strategy that eliminates pathogenic T cells and encourages the proliferation of regulatory T cells

Study finds link between tumor microbiome and immune system in sarcoma patients

Study finds link between tumor microbiome and immune system in sarcoma patients

Microbial polyphenols in Mediterranean diet improve cardiovascular health

Microbial polyphenols in Mediterranean diet improve cardiovascular health

Study shows improved host health by modulating intestinal microbiota

Study shows improved host health by modulating intestinal microbiota

Altered gut microbiome plays a major role in the progression of endometriosis in animal model

Altered gut microbiome plays a major role in the progression of endometriosis in animal model

Prenatal pollution exposure may negatively impact neurodevelopment in child's early life

Prenatal pollution exposure may negatively impact neurodevelopment in child's early life

Researchers refute scientific claims that human fetuses harbor live bacteria

Researchers refute scientific claims that human fetuses harbor live bacteria

Few simple adjustments to your daily diet can help reduce heart disease risk

Few simple adjustments to your daily diet can help reduce heart disease risk

Ospemifene and systemic hormone therapy improve vulvovaginal atrophy symptoms, study suggests

Ospemifene and systemic hormone therapy improve vulvovaginal atrophy symptoms, study suggests

Scientists demonstrate how microbiome and feeding patterns impact circadian rhythms in the gut

Scientists demonstrate how microbiome and feeding patterns impact circadian rhythms in the gut