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Gut Microbiome

Hacking Gut Bacteria Could Be The Next Major Class Of Medicines

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2016 | Science

The human gut microbiome -- which includes the community of trillions of bacteria living within our intestines -- has been called one of the next big ...

Obesity and Diabetes: Is Your Gut in Control?

Medical Discovery News | Posted 12.21.2015 | Science
Medical Discovery News

Your body is like a forest, providing a home to microscopic flora and fauna. In fact, your body is home to up to 100 times more microbes than your own cells, which make up your microbiome.

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2015 | Science

The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly s...

High-Sugar Diet Can Impair Learning And Memory By Altering Gut Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.24.2015 | Science

The typical American diet is loaded with fat and sugar, and it may be hurting not only our physical health, but also our ability to think clearly. ...

Gut Imbalance: The Modern Plague and Hidden Epidemic

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Gut bugs. Why are they the buzz of the media and a hot topic of scientific research? The average human being has about 100 trillion gut microbes wi...

Why Your Gut Microbiome Could Hold the Key to Solving the Obesity Epidemic

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

What we have come to learn about the gut microbiome in just the past five years has revolutionized our understanding of the role of the digestive tract in body physiology, health, and disease outcomes.

Gut Health Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke

Leonard Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

The connection between the gut microbiome and human health is currently being explored as part of the Human Microbiome Project. This project has inspired a new wave of research into the effects of the gut microbiome and is delivering interesting findings.