Microbiome

Communication between the gut and the brain is a two-way street

Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach or experienced a gut-wrenching…


The "Smaller than the eye can see" Microbial World

Co-author: Sarah Wettstadt Illustrations: Darcy Flynn Viruses, bacteria and…


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Top 10 Reasons Why Your Immune System Rocks

Today, April 29th is the Day of Immunology, which undoubtedly deserves some…


All People Have a Right to Healthy Gut Microbes

By Paige Jarreau and Signe Asberg Freedom of thought. Food and shelter for all.…


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Trust Your Gut… to Break Your Heart

A New Study Links Gut Bacteria to Cardiovascular Disease Risk They say…


This Is Your Brain on Ketones

A well-formulated ketogenic diet has many health benefits that span weight loss…


Set of bacteria, microbes under microscope.

What’s the Deal with Antibiotic Resistance?

“A post-antibiotic era means, in effect, an end to modern medicine as we know…


When Pathogens Collaborate - Research in Brief

Have you ever thought about what could happen if microbes in your body joined…


Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


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The Evolution of Allergies, or What Doesn't Kill You...

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger” – Friedrich…