Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 13:45
Researchers have shown that feeding mice a beneficial type of bacteria can ameliorate autism-like symptoms.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 13:17
A new study has suggested that when it comes to fighting off pathogens like Listeria, your best allies may be the billions of microorganisms that line your gut.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 11:47
Researchers have discovered that colorectal cancer patients had fewer beneficial bacteria and more harmful bacteria than people without the disease.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 11:38
Researchers have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 14:32
Researchers have found that a by-product of the digestion of dietary fibre by gut microbes boosts the immune system.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 14:18
A new study has revealed that probiotics- live bacteria that help maintain a healthy digestive system- when ingested in adequate amounts, offer enormous potential for the treatment of depression and other stress-related disorders.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 12:56
Scientists today unveiled a drug combination that destroys antibiotic-resistant germs in mice, potentially opening a new front against chronic and relapsing infections in humans.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 22:16
Two animal studies have shown that pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the placenta.