Healthcare for Professionals

Learning more about the gut microbiota

31 May 2017

by GMFH Editing Team

Interested in expanding your knowledge about gut microbiota? Want to discover new experts? Check out this list of book picks from the GMFH publishing team, full of quality information that will help you learn more about this fascinating topic.

The lifelong evolution of the gut microbiota

26 Nov 2015

by GMFH Editing Team

In our first infographic we gave you the main figures relating to your gut flora; now we would like to show you the changes it suffers throughout life, from birth to death.

Between Nature and Nurture

28 Oct 2015

by GMFH Editing Team

Humans have long argued over whether certain characteristics – a propensity for talkativeness, a talent for bowling, a tendency to be disorganized – can best be attributed to nature or nurture.

A newly released eBook, written by Gerard Corthier and Katrine Leverve, is an engaging guide to the "good" bacteria in the human body. Through short paragraphs of text and whimsical cartoons, the book gives an overview of topics that will be well familiar to scientists, and which can be a good starting place for discussion with those outside the field.

Francisco Guarner, director of the Digestive System Research Unit at University Hospital Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona (Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebron), granted us an interview during the 4th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit 2015 to discuss the microbiota and humans.