A tried-and-true equation is helping researchers make a model of the gut microbiome. That could pave the way for one day tweaking it to boost health.
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A fecal transplant of viruses shows promise in mice for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes, report researchers.
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New research finds depleted bacteria in the intestines of people with ulcerative colitis. The finding suggests supplements could ease the condition.
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The bacterial microbiome of your skin's outer layer is likely unique. New research indicates that's not the case in the dermis, however.
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Genetic engineered bacteria in the guts of honey bees could pump out medicines to protect the bees against Varroa mites and deformed wing virus.
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There's a connection between the microbiome in the upper airway and a child's asthma severity, researchers have discovered.
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Altering the microbiota may be a way to stave off chronic inflammatory diseases that affect the digestive tract, including IBD and Crohn's disease.
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