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New method enables 3D microscopy of human organs

Written by | 19 Sep 2021

Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, now demonstrate a method by which specific cell types in human organs can be studied with micrometer precision. The method can be used […]

Gut bacteria influence brain development

Written by | 11 Sep 2021

Researchers discover biomarkers that indicate early brain injury in extreme premature infants University of Vienna Extremely premature infants are at a high risk for brain damage. Researchers have […]

A fermented-food diet increases microbiome diversity and lowers inflammation, study finds

Written by | 11 Aug 2021

A diet rich in fermented foods enhances the diversity of gut microbes and decreases molecular signs of inflammation, according to researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine. In […]

Public health risk from multidrug-resistant bacteria in dog food

Written by | 15 Jul 2021

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research presented by Dr Ana R. Freitas, and colleagues from UCIBIO, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal, showed that […]

Silver foil could reduce the risk of infection in hospitals

Written by | 14 Jul 2021

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) taking place online (9-12 July) shows […]

Persistence pays off in the human gut microbiome

Written by | 28 Jun 2021

The human gut microbiome is a complex community of trillions of microbes that are constantly interacting with each other and our bodies. It supports our wellbeing, immune system […]

Gut microbes may antagonize or assist in anorexia

Written by | 23 Jan 2021

You are likely familiar with the serious consequences of anorexia for those who experience it, but you might not be aware that the disorder may not be purely […]

Poor gut health connected to severe COVID-19

Written by | 22 Jan 2021

People infected with COVID-19 experience a wide range of symptoms and severities, the most commonly reported including high fevers and respiratory problems. However, autopsy and other studies have […]

How the immune system remembers viruses

Written by | 19 Dec 2020

When a virus enters the body, it is picked up by certain cells of the immune system. They transport the virus to the lymph nodes where they present […]

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