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Traditionally, microbial communities that inhabit the human body and surrounding environments have been characterized through culturing on selective plates. However, this approach shows a low sensitivity and does not allow for exploring the unculturable fraction…

The microbes that inhabit our intestines are responsible for several functions such as synthesizing vitamins as well as modulating our immune system, metabolism and blood sugar levels. Recent studies show that the gut microbiota may…

Les micro-organismes qui peuplent nos intestins sont impliqués dans de nombreuses fonctions, telles que la synthèse de vitamines, ainsi que la régulation de notre système immunitaire, métabolisme et glycémie. Des études récentes montrent que le…

Los microbios que habitan en nuestro intestino llevan a cabo numerosas funciones como sintetizar las vitaminas o modular nuestro sistema inmunitario, metabolismo y nivel de glucosa en sangre. Estudios recientes han mostrado que la microbiota…

Parkinson’s disease is caused by the progressive loss of dopaminergic neurons and recent studies have widened the immune system and the gut microbiota's contribution to the disease. A new study in mice, led by researchers…

The fact some people respond to a drug treatment while for others the same treatment is totally ineffective may depend on our gut microbiota. In other words, after a drug is administered orally, it could…

In Canada, 3,500 kids and their families are part of the CHILD Cohort Study, which is a large research project that is figuring out how the human microbiome influences allergies, asthma, obesity, and our everyday…