News - 5 Jan 2009
The study of ancient microbes may not seem consequential, but such pioneering research at the University of Oklahoma has implications for the state of modern human health.
News - 31 Mar 2022
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. According to the Alzheimer's Association, an estimated 6.2 million Americans are living with this progressive...
News - 9 Jan 2022
Recent work shows that the plant microbiome-;the microorganisms in a plant and its immediate environment-;influences plant health, survival, and fitness. The initial assembly of the microbiome is...
News - 24 Dec 2021
Every day, the billions of bacteria that inhabit your digestive system change; the food you eat, medications you take, and germs you're exposed to make some bacteria flourish more than others.
News - 22 Jan 2018
Cancer patients receive essential medicines, fluids, blood and nutrients through long, flexible tubes called central venous catheters, or central lines.
Life Sciences - 26 Feb 2019
As a child passes through the birth canal, it is faced with a biofilm of microbes, which it passes through on its way out, into the world. This essential process begins the formation of the baby’s...
Life Sciences - 5 Aug 2020
Clostridium difficile is a Gram-positive bacterium that was isolated from the human gut and was found to be responsible for gastric infections.
News - 7 Jan 2019
Research on the gut microbiome is one of the most promising areas of science today. In a new special issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the American Gastroenterological Association has...
News - 20 May 2022
University of Calgary researchers have shown probiotic supplements can help form a healthy microbiome in the gut of the tiniest infants who are born without a fully formed gut microbiome.
Life Sciences - 17 Jan 2020
Over the past decade, there has been a growing body of research that has sought to understand the complex role the microbiome plays in disease regulation. The results of these studies have brought us...