microbiome/probiotics

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11/8/2017
11/2/2017
10/26/2017
10/4/2017
Germs May Be Valuable Passengers on Mission to Mars

Astronauts surrounded by too few species of microbes could face health risks, study suggests

9/12/2017
Clues to MS May Lurk in Gut Bacteria

Work with mice suggests microbiome might play a role in development of multiple sclerosis

8/24/2017
Human Gut Germs Dictated by Diet

Lifestyle advances over thousands of years may have altered people's microbial makeup, study suggests

7/21/2017
Can Dirty Diapers Offer Clues to the Infant Brain?

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better functioning at age 2, study says

7/3/2017
Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections

Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

6/16/2017
'Good' Donor Bacteria Can Last Long Term in Stool Transplant Patients

Small study shows helpful gut germs are still there 2 years on

6/6/2017
Is White Bread OK for Some People?

Study suggests it might be, but at least one nutrition expert advises sticking with whole grains

5/26/2017
Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say

5/8/2017
Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly

30 percent of beneficial bacteria in infants' intestinal tract comes from breast milk, study finds

4/27/2017
Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers say

4/24/2017
Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

3/14/2017
There's Bad Buzz on Antibiotics for Honeybees

Researchers say the drugs wipe out the insects' beneficial gut bacteria

1/27/2017
Fecal Transplant Shows Early Promise Against Autism

Small study found giving healthy gut bacteria to young patients led to reduction in symptoms

1/26/2017
Gut Bacteria May Link Diet, Colon Cancer, Study Says

High-fiber foods associated with lower risk of certain tumors

1/19/2017
Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes

However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

12/9/2016
Sleep Loss Tied to Changes in Gut Bacteria

The changes are similar to those observed in some obese patients, researchers say

11/28/2016
Pesticide Exposures May Alter Mouth Bacteria

Study of Washington farm workers finds alterations persist after growing season ends

11/18/2016
Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control?

Simple dietary changes seem to reap important benefits, researchers say

10/18/2016
Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

10/11/2016
Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice

Vitamin D, fish oil are in, multivitamins less so, study finds

10/10/2016
Germs in Dog Poop Can Point to Bowel Trouble

Unfortunately, the same diagnostic technique doesn't work for humans, researchers say

9/20/2016
Obese Kids Have Different Germs in Their Gut

Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests

8/31/2016
Patients May Quickly Lose Beneficial Gut Bacteria in the ICU

Increased levels of harmful bacteria boost the risk for hospital-acquired infections, researchers say

7/21/2016
Did Your Gut Bacteria Evolve Over Millions of Years?

Genetic analysis sheds light on the history of the human microbiome