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: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 16:24
A new study has suggested that bacterial disturbances in the gut may play a role in autoimmune attacks on the joints.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 10:43
A new study is providing insights into the interaction between bacteria and mucus building mucins - proteins that have sugars associated with them - and how the specificity of these interactions affects health.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 18:56
A gastroenterologist has said that what goes into our bodies, mainly our gastrointestinal tract, affects how we look.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 12:39
Germ-free mice, who received gut bacteria from obese humans, gained more weight and accumulated more fat than mice, who received bacteria from the guts of lean humans, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 13:32
Scientists have found that `good` bacteria reach babies` digestive systems from their mother`s gut through breast milk.