Unhealthy gut microbes play role in development of high blood pressure in rats

Researchers have found that the microorganisms residing in the intestines (microbiota) play a role in the development of high blood pressure in rats.


e-Briefing: Microbial Influences in Cardio–Metabolic Diseases

Overview Obesity is a growing epidemic. In the United States alone, 35% of adults and 17% of children are clinically obese, a condition contributing to somewhere between 100,000–400,000 deaths each year. As such, research into the factors that modulate energy intake and weight gain has become a priority, and recent findings have implicated the microbiome […]


Antibiotics and the honeybee microbiome

Antibiotics are bad for bees! Most of us think of antibiotics as good things – drugs that help treat infections and keep us healthy. According to a new study published in PLOS Biology, that’s not the case for bees.


Changes in gut microbiota after unhealthy diet may protect from metabolic disease

An unhealthy diet changes the composition of the gut flora and it is generally assumed that this maladaptation called “dysbiosis” triggers disease.


Taconic Announces Sponsorship of 2017 Translational Microbiome Conference

Leading Discussions on Key Animal Model Considerations for Studying the Microbiome


Audiocast: Pulling the String on Yo-Yo Weight Gain

Interview with: Eran Elinav of the Weitzmann Institute of Science in Israel


After FDA talks, Seres unveils potentially pivotal trial for once-failed C. difficile microbiome drug SER-109

Seres Therapeutics has unveiled the design of a phase 2 trial it thinks could secure FDA approval for its once-failed treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.


Microbiome Therapeutics Market Growth, Forecast and Value Chain 2017-2027

Microbiome refers to the collection or community of microbes.


Overuse Of Antibiotics, Big Threat For Bees & Humans

A study conducted has found out that overuse of antibiotics is bad for humans and bees alike. Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have done an experiment using honey bees and common antibiotics.


‘Good’ Bacteria Potential Solution to Unchecked Inflammation Seen in Bowel Diseases

Beneficial bacteria may be the key to helping to reverse a cycle of gut inflammation seen in certain inflammatory bowel diseases, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have found.


Mind Your Microbiome: Daylight Saving Time is Coming

What happens to your bacteria when you lose an hour of sleep? We hate to remind you, but you’ll be getting an hour less sleep this coming Sunday (March 12th) if you live in the US or Canada. Daylight Saving Time begins.


Resveratrol Is Good For Diabetic People

Jason Dyck, professor of pediatrics at the University of Alberta has found out that resveratrol is good for diabetic people. It can be part of treating diabetes.


Research may provide solutions for the future treatment of diabetes

A new therapy to treat the effects of diabetes could reside in feces from resveratrol-fed donors


Probiotic Found in Yogurt Can Reverse Depression Symptoms

Lactobacillus affects mood, anxiety in mice; researchers optimistic findings should hold true in humans.


UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

Healthy human skin is alive with bacteria. In fact, there are more microorganisms living in and on the human body than there are human cells.


Exciting Microbe Research? Temper That Giddy Feeling in Your Gut

While we have long known about the existence of microbes — the tiny bacteria, fungi and archaea that live all around,


Microbiome diversity is influenced by chance encounters

Study finds a role for randomness in the composition of the gut’s microbe populations.


Gut microbes and poor artery health – researchers probe possible link

Scientific evidence that the assortment of gut microbes in humans influences different and critical aspects of health is piling up: Researchers think our microbes may influence obesity, anxiety, depression, autism, cancer and gastrointestinal diseases.


Intestinal Bacteria Alter Gut and Brain Function

Finding may lead to new microbiota-directed therapies for gastrointestinal upset and brain disorders.


Ritter Pharmaceuticals Announces Collaboration with University of British Columbia to Explore Development of Microbiome Therapeutics in Environmental Enteropathy

Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTTR) (“Ritter Pharmaceuticals” or the “Company”), a developer of novel therapeutic products that modulate the human gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases,






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