A decade studying the human microbiome

26 Jun 2017

by GMFH Editing Team

The main researchers behind those successful and ambitious projects attended the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit held in Paris, in March 2017, where we could interview them.

We have all experienced the following and frustrating situation: we need to lose some weight or control our pre-diabetes or a high blood pressure, but although we go on a diet prescribed by our family doctor and stick to it rigorously, it does not work.

Could gut microbes choose the menu for you?

8 Jun 2017

by Cristina Sáez

A study by Portuguese researchers and published in PLOS Biology reveals that cravings may start very far away from the brain, in the gut. The study also shows that gut bacteria ‘talk’ to the brain and control the food that flies eat.