Microbiome

Human Microbiome Project (HMP)

The human body is colonized by thousands of microbial species, together referred to as the microbiome. Humans have about ten times more microbial cells than human cells, and the number of genes contained in the microbiome is more than 100 times greater than the number found in the human genome.

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Researchers uncover new metabolic capabilities of gut bacteria

Researchers uncover new metabolic capabilities of gut bacteria

Leaky gut and microbial dysbiosis could contribute to cytokine storm in severely ill COVID-19 cases

Leaky gut and microbial dysbiosis could contribute to cytokine storm in severely ill COVID-19 cases

Cross-border asthma study investigates hygiene hypothesis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cross-border asthma study investigates hygiene hypothesis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Unique fungal environment in the lungs

Unique fungal environment in the lungs

Study offers localized treatment direction for a cause of Crohn's disease

Study offers localized treatment direction for a cause of Crohn's disease

Gut microbiome communicates with horse’s cells to enhance their athletic performance

Gut microbiome communicates with horse’s cells to enhance their athletic performance

Researchers explore link between intestinal microbiota with colon cancer in patients with Lynch Syndrome

Researchers explore link between intestinal microbiota with colon cancer in patients with Lynch Syndrome

Discovering DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore technology

Discovering DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore technology

New guidelines recommend limited sugar intake to prevent impaired memory function in children

New guidelines recommend limited sugar intake to prevent impaired memory function in children

Study shows how early life sugar consumption may lead to impaired memory in adulthood

Study shows how early life sugar consumption may lead to impaired memory in adulthood

Drinking beetroot juice promotes oral bacteria linked to healthier blood vessels and brain function

Drinking beetroot juice promotes oral bacteria linked to healthier blood vessels and brain function

High-fiber diet can significantly  alter the gut microbiome and nutrient intake

High-fiber diet can significantly alter the gut microbiome and nutrient intake

Study: Wisdom and loneliness can influence the gut microbial diversity

Study: Wisdom and loneliness can influence the gut microbial diversity

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

Changing upper respiratory microbiome in children related to SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility

Changing upper respiratory microbiome in children related to SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility

Study finds persistent colonization of probiotic B. infantis in breast milk-fed babies' gut

Study finds persistent colonization of probiotic B. infantis in breast milk-fed babies' gut

Study identifies metabolic processes associated with multiple, unrelated diseases

Study identifies metabolic processes associated with multiple, unrelated diseases

Bacteria residing within tumor cells can boost cancer immunotherapy

Bacteria residing within tumor cells can boost cancer immunotherapy

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Microba Life Sciences joins with Unilever to explore links between the gut microbiome and sleep

Microba Life Sciences joins with Unilever to explore links between the gut microbiome and sleep