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.
Why scientists think these dietary supplements may help treat depression
While probiotics alone aren’t the cure, they could help as an add-on to other treatments.
Beer might actually improve gut health, study finds
Beer belly, but make it biodiverse.
Does coffee make you poop? A gastroenterologist gets to the bottom of it
The connection is more complicated than you might think.
The baby poop of hunter-gatherers could unlock better gut health
The Hadza are known for their exceptional microbiomes.
Can ginger cure nausea? A gastroenterologist reveals the spicy truth
It certainly doesn’t hurt.
Antibiotics can hurt your gut microbiome, leading to a deadly fungal infection — study
One of the risk factors for getting invasive candidiasis is antibiotics.
A brief history of video game poop
A trail of turds from Earthbound to Death Stranding.
Axiom Mission 1 splashdown and more: Understand the world through 8 images
Here are the biggest science stories of the week.
Here's what drinking aloe vera juice really does to your body
A nutritionist explains the dangers of this new TikTok trend.
Poop transplants could be used to treat peanut allergies — study
Fecal microbiota therapy shows early promise as a treatment for the potentially life-threatening allergy.
This elusive toxin in the gut reawakens "zombie" viruses
Colibactin has been confounding scientists for almost two decades. New research uncovers one piece of the puzzle.
Study: Multiple sclerosis patients have a different gut microbiome
The condition has confounded scientists. Do bacteria in the gut hold any answers?
A pair of gut enzymes could be key to universal organ donation — a holy grail of medicine
Scientists successfully changed the blood type of human lungs in the lab.
The secret to treating Long Covid may lie in the gut microbiome
Bacterial populations may predict who gets Long Covid.
Gut microbiome study reveals the depths of racial health disparities
Time for a gut check.
Gut study reveals why pandas get huge despite their terrible diet
Trust the gut.