A new study from the Salk Institute has found that mice that have their microbiomes depleted with antibiotics have decreased levels of glucose in their blood and better insulin sensitivity.
Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Science in Japan have discovered how antibodies secreted in the gut promote the growth of beneficial bacteria.
Scientists and physicians at Loyola University Chicago and Loyola Medicine were the first to publish groundbreaking research that debunked the common belief that urine in healthy women is sterile.
The human gut is teeming with microbes, each interacting with one another in a mind-boggling network of positive and negative exchanges.
Research tells us that the commensal or "good" bacteria that inhabit our intestines help to regulate our metabolism. A new study in fruit flies, published June 21 in Cell Metabolism, shows one surprising way they do this.
New insight on how antibiotics affect the gut microbiome has been published in the journal eLife.
What does flying in a commercial airliner have in common with working at the office or relaxing at home? According to a new study, the answer is the microbiome -- the community of bacteria found in homes, offices and aircraft cabins.
The benefits of antibiotics to both human and animal health are undisputed.
The blood of schizophrenia patients features genetic material from more types of microorganisms than that of people without the debilitating mental illness, research at Oregon State University has found.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and collaborators have published the first major results from the American Gut Project, a crowdsourced, global citizen science effort.