Microbiome

Some Gut Bacteria May Protect Against Intestinal Infection

May 8, 2018

Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have for the first time found evidence that the presence of a key species in the human gut microbiome is associated with protection from infection with typhoid fever.

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Beneficial Bacteria

April 25, 2018

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found that eating a plant-based diet enhanced the good bacteria living in the gut by up to 7 percent as compared to only 0.5 percent from eating a more meat-centric, Western diet.

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