Cellular models of fetal and adult intestinal tissues generated by investigators from the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) have identified differences in the immune respon
Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sema4, and collaborating institutions New York University and the University of Florida today published a report detailing their new, more accurate method for identifying indivi
Antibiotics administered during labor for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) affect the development of gut bacteria in babies, according to a study from McMaster University.
Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have published a study suggesting that gut bacteria at young age can contribute to multiple sclerosis (MS) disease onset and progression.
Some of the first living things to greet a newborn baby do a lot more than coo or cuddle. In fact, they may actually help the little one’s digestive system prepare for a lifetime of fighting off dangerous germs.
By Sue Barnes, RN, CIC, FAPIC
You get an infection, you are given penicillin -- and then you could get hemorrhagic diarrhea. This rare but extremely unpleasant side reaction can be related to the enterotoxin tilivalline produced by a regular intestinal bacterium.