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According to scientific research, probiotics may restore the composition of the gut microbiota and introduce beneficial functions to gut microbial communities. In fact, some probiotics can be used like drugs to treat some conditions and…

Until not so long, it was thought that disturbances in gut microbiota, what is medically called ‘dysbiosis’, were associated to disease. Nevertheless, scientists have discovered that there is a particular period in life where changes…

We all have a second brain, located in our gut, which influences our mood and even our well-being. It consists on hundreds of million of neurons, more than the spinal cord has, and it is…

Just two months away from the fifth edition of this international scientific event, we look back at the best of the last edition sharing a report on GMFH 2015 with you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4LFzYfCKLY The world’s biggest…

Martin J. Blaser, director of the Department of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, is one of the world's greatest experts in the relationship between use and overuse of antibiotics and the gut…

The relationship between the gut microbiota and the brain is a burning issue currently under the scientific community's microscope and it is a fascinating subject for those who hear it being discussed... Researcher Elaine Hsiao,…

What is the origin of our gut microbiota? How is it formed in newborns? How is it affected by breastfeeding? How does it evolve throughout our lifetime? You must have asked yourself these questions more…

Dr. Gary D. Wu is a Professor in Gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania and currently Director and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Gastroenterological Association Center for Gut Microbiome Research and…