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“Our mission is to make tremendous improvements to human health through microbiome science”, states the front page of the new American Microbiome Institute’s website.  Established in 2013, it is a non-profit organization aimed at advancing science and education related to microbiomes. Although they have ‘American’ in their name, they pursue establishing cooperation ties with researchers in Europe. Companies, academic institutions,…

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“Our mission is to make tremendous improvements to human health through microbiome science”, states the front page of the new American Microbiome Institute’s website.  Established in 2013, it is a non-profit organization aimed at advancing science and education related to microbiomes. Although they have ‘American’ in their name, they pursue establishing cooperation ties with researchers in Europe. Companies, academic institutions,…

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“A research team, led by Miguel Soares of the Gulbenkian Institute of Science (IGC) in Portugal, has discovered that specific components of bacteria in the human gut flora can trigger a natural defence mechanism that is highly protective against transmission of malaria, as published on Thursday in the journal Cell …”  […]

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“A research team, led by Miguel Soares of the Gulbenkian Institute of Science (IGC) in Portugal, has discovered that specific components of bacteria in the human gut flora can trigger a natural defence mechanism that is highly protective against transmission of malaria, as published on Thursday in the journal Cell …”  […]

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Every technical revolution generates a first wave of enthusiasm and everyone is willing to “play” with the new tool, hoping to find the Holy Grail. That had been already observed when Watson and Crick discovered DNA. Where are we, after the recent revolution of the discovery that we are made of one part of human cells and nine parts of…

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Every technical revolution generates a first wave of enthusiasm and everyone is willing to “play” with the new tool, hoping to find the Holy Grail. That had been already observed when Watson and Crick discovered DNA. Where are we, after the recent revolution of the discovery that we are made of one part of human cells and nine parts of…

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Coinciding with the second anniversary of the launch of our platform, Gut Microbiota Worldwatch, we are happy to announce that it is now available in three languages: English, French and Spanish. Together with its social networks, namely Facebook and Twitter, they form the leading international online information ecosystem devoted to gut microbiota and health for a non-specialized audience, Edited by…

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Coinciding with the second anniversary of the launch of our platform, Gut Microbiota Worldwatch, we are happy to announce that it is now available in three languages: English, French and Spanish. Together with its social networks, namely Facebook and Twitter, they form the leading international online information ecosystem devoted to gut microbiota and health for a non-specialized audience, Edited by…

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According to the World Health Organisation, obesity worldwide has nearly doubled since 1980. Every year, this condition kills 3.4 million people, a number that rises every day. Doctors and governments try to combat this epidemic using public awareness campaigns encouraging citizens to stay active and follow a healthy, low-fat diet. While it is not enough, it raises the question what…

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According to the World Health Organisation, obesity worldwide has nearly doubled since 1980. Every year, this condition kills 3.4 million people, a number that rises every day. Doctors and governments try to combat this epidemic using public awareness campaigns encouraging citizens to stay active and follow a healthy, low-fat diet. While it is not enough, it raises the question what…

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Some time ago, it was a common practice in some countries to bring candy and cakes to celebrate birthdays at school with friends and classmates, and there was no problem. Everyone ate and enjoyed the food, and went home happy with chocolate stains all over their clothes. A generation or two after, that has become an unthinkable tradition for kids.…

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Some time ago, it was a common practice in some countries to bring candy and cakes to celebrate birthdays at school with friends and classmates, and there was no problem. Everyone ate and enjoyed the food, and went home happy with chocolate stains all over their clothes. A generation or two after, that has become an unthinkable tradition for kids.…

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There are an endless number of differences between men and women and one of those differences is that eating exactly the same diet affects the gut microbiota composition of men and women differently, as a new study has recently showed. As we have already explained in this blog, it’s a well-known fact that the food we eat and our lifestyles…

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There are an endless number of differences between men and women and one of those differences is that eating exactly the same diet affects the gut microbiota composition of men and women differently, as a new study has recently showed. As we have already explained in this blog, it’s a well-known fact that the food we eat and our lifestyles…

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Baguette and sliced bread lovers, we’ve got good news for you! For years,  it’s been criticized for its bad nutritional reputation and has been shunned as a mere glutinous slab lacking any health benefits, but white bread may help boost some of the beneficial gut microbes, according to a new paper recently published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food…

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Baguette and sliced bread lovers, we’ve got good news for you! For years,  it’s been criticized for its bad nutritional reputation and has been shunned as a mere glutinous slab lacking any health benefits, but white bread may help boost some of the beneficial gut microbes, according to a new paper recently published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food…

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No one questions today the importance of the bacterial communities living in our digestive tract, our gut flora or gut microbiota, for our overall health and wellbeing. However, there is still a lack of more in-depth knowledge that could lead to the development of dietary or lifestyle interventions that could help prevent, for example, diet-related or behavioral disorders. A new…

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No one questions today the importance of the bacterial communities living in our digestive tract, our gut flora or gut microbiota, for our overall health and wellbeing. However, there is still a lack of more in-depth knowledge that could lead to the development of dietary or lifestyle interventions that could help prevent, for example, diet-related or behavioral disorders. A new…

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Exercise is known to be essential for both our mental and our physical health. It is good for the heart, for keeping weight down and may help prevent some kinds of cancer; moreover, it can help keep our spirits up, as well as boosting our creativity and learning. According to a new study recently published in Gut, however, the benefits…

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Exercise is known to be essential for both our mental and our physical health. It is good for the heart, for keeping weight down and may help prevent some kinds of cancer; moreover, it can help keep our spirits up, as well as boosting our creativity and learning. According to a new study recently published in Gut, however, the benefits…

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