The bacteria that aid in digestion help keep the intestinal lining intact, scientists say, adding that daily probiotics hold the key to ward off inflammatory disorders that occur when the intestinal lining has been compromised.
Researchers found an ancient human oral cavity that carried numerous opportunistic pathogens and discovered that periodontal disease or gum disease is caused by the same bacteria today as in the past.
We owe our health to the vast city of microbes hidden inside our bodies.
Scientists using DNA sequencing have identified more than 700 bug species in breast milk, the main source of nourishment for newborns.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014