The gut microbiome is one of the densest microbial communities on earth, but what do we know about how bacteria compete with each other in the gut? 132 more words
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There are many words that we accidentally misuse, or use without knowing what it means. Heck, up until recently, I was that irritating person who would refuse to get coffee from a cafe if they had incorrectly spelt a word on their A-frame out the front despite the fact that I had been using the made up word “irregardless” for far too long. 626 more words
Antibiotics are the most common prescription drug given to children nowadays, and in a new study in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, researchers discuss the connection between antibiotic use in infants, imbalance in gut bacteria and the development of disease later in life. 275 more words
Answer by Tirumalai Kamala:
Recently, several studies have compared gut microbiota composition between obese and lean humans.
- Goodrich, Julia K., et al. “Human genetics shape the gut microbiome.” Cell 159.4 (2014): 789-799. 605 more words