Gut health could prevent one of the most worrying Covid-19 side effects
“Maintaining a healthy microbiome through healthy diet would definitely benefit in fighting against Covid-19.”
Can you have a “Super Gut”? A controversial doctor thinks he has the answer
A controversial doctor thinks he has the answer.
Why the gut may be humans’ “first brain”
This is not science fiction.
This one nutritional strategy can benefit gut health — and fight inflammation
A study published in July found fermented foods may be particularly useful in boosting gut microbial diversity and fighting inflammation.
Scientists have discovered a link between one problematic emotion and gut health
Your microbiome’s diversity may depend on your mood.
Can vaccines help protect the gut? Fungus study hints at future treatments
Fungi are important members of the microbiome — but they can also hurt human health.
Western diets may have a pernicious side-effect on the gut microbiome — study
Put down the French fries, perhaps.
Recipes to boost gut health: 2 delicious, science-backed dishes
Dr. Linda Shiue shares two recipes from Spicebox Kitchen.
Gut study uncovers a surprising role for immune cells in nutrient absorption
In a study was published earlier this year in the journal Science, scientists uncovered a direct role for immune cells in controlling nutrient absorption in the small intestine.
Gut study reveals a “mind-blowing" strategy to reverse aging in the brain
“By restoring the microbiome, we’re targeting it through this transplantation, we’re able to reverse age-related cognitive deficits.”
The “disappearing” human microbiome — and the fraught push to preserve it
Competing ideas on how to collect and study our microbiota raise a vital question: Who benefits?
Gut study reveals one behavior may matter more than genes for long-term health
You have the power.
Scientists link 2 gut microbes to hormone-fueled cancer
Treatment-resistant cancer may be driven — at least in part — by the makeup of the gut microbiome.
What is the gut?
Come along on a week-long tour.
What foods boost gut health? A doctor reveals the biggest mistake you can make
In this exclusive interview with Dr Linda Shiue, cookbook author and physician, Shiue reveals the biggest mistake you're probably making when it comes to eating for the gut.
Can spicy food boost our gut health? Here's what the science says
Foods that help the microbiome flourish could provide a host of health benefits.
Scientists recommend 5 minutes of walking to combat your worst habit
Exercise snackies anyone?
Prescription poop could be the future of medicine
A recent FDA approval is likely only the start of a promising future for prescription poop.
Microbiome home test kits are the wild west of gut health
Direct-to-consumer gut microbiome tests are increasingly popular, but experts argue they may do more harm than good.
This diet helps your mental health by boosting your gut health
Here’s why miso might put you in a great mood.
Gut health in space: How zero gravity could wreak havoc on the microbiome
Safe travel through the far reaches of space depends on a vast community of in-house microorganisms.
Does owning a pet boost your gut health?
The bond between pet and owner runs deeper than love, all the way to our (and their) microbiomes.
Look: This tiny robot could change medicine forever
It’s hard for us to absorb certain drugs into our bloodstream — but scientists have a solution.
Your gut microbes can help fight cancer, new research reveals
Gut microbiome research is still relatively uncharted territory.
Peeing Red: What is beeturia and who gets it?
If you ate beets last night and are seeing red, don't panic.
One common misunderstood ingredient could be damaging your gut bacteria — study
Artificial sweeteners are failing at their one and only task.
Fugitive gut bacteria can disrupt our immune systems. Here's how we can capture them
Your friendly, neighborhood antibodies are the key.
Bacteria-eating virus cocktails may effectively treat gut inflammation — study
Two huge breakthroughs could change the game for people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Genetically engineered gut bacteria boost long-term metabolic health — mouse study
This technique could eventually help treat human metabolic conditions using our own genetically-engineered bacteria.
Unripe bananas have a hereditary cancer prevention property — study
Finally: a reason to eat more starch!
Why this pervasive immune chemical may be behind pain in IBS
For some people with IBS, blocking histamine may lead us to some potent pain relievers