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Why You Could Be Living A Life That's Too Clean - uBiome BloguBiome Blog. Could you be healthier by being a little less hygienic?

Why You Could Be Living A Life That's Too Clean - uBiome BloguBiome Blog

If youʼd been a patient of acclaimed 18th century English physician Dr. John Mudge and had visited him with a cough, the chances are that youʼd have found yourself sucking air into your mouth via one of his ingenious “inhalers”. Now although I say youʼd be sucking in air, Dr. Mudge was in fact a big fan of poppyseed-derived pharmaceuticals. And his favored prescription for a cough was actually opium vapor. Today of course, youʼre more likely to use an inhaler if you suffer from asthma.

Potential Influence of the Microbiome on Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology. Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? Lyte knew it was a dismissive question.

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

And when he lost out on the grant, it confirmed to him that the scientific community was still unwilling to imagine that any part of our neural circuitry could be influenced by single-celled organisms. Lyte published his theory in Medical Hypotheses, a low-ranking journal that served as a forum for unconventional ideas. The response, predictably, was underwhelming. ‘‘I had people call me crazy,’’ he said. But by 2011 — when he published a second theory paper in Bioessays, proposing that probiotic bacteria could be tailored to treat specific psychological diseases — the scientific community had become much more receptive to the idea. Influence of the Microbiome on the Metabolism of Diet and Dietary Components - The Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health - NCBI Bookshelf.

The Scientists Who Want to Fix America’s Guts. The scientific clan bringing microbe diversity to the dinner table.

The Scientists Who Want to Fix America’s Guts

Justin and Erica Sonnenburg with their children, Claire (right) and Camille, and dog, Louis, in their home in Redwood City, California. The Scientists Who Want to Fix America’s Guts. Western lifestyle may reduce gut microbiota composition. Several studies have linked our lifestyle to gut microbiota composition.

Western lifestyle may reduce gut microbiota composition

Factors such as continuous stress, an unbalanced diet rich in fats or sedentary habits, among others, are believed to be linked to our gut’s collection of microbes. The underlying mechanisms of this, however, were not fully understood. Now, new research published in Cell Reports suggests the reason why Western lifestyle may reduce the variety of bacteria and alter the overall composition of gut microbiota is because it limits bacterial ability to be transmitted from human to human. Led by the study’s senior author Jens Walter of the University of Alberta Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, the researchers analysed the faeces of adults living in the US and people from rural agricultural-based Papua New Guinea, which remains one of the least urbanised countries in the world.

Your Microbiome May Hold Keys To Cancer Treatment. Medscape: Medscape Access. Tracing a Path From Campylobacter to the Microbiome Eric J.

Medscape: Medscape Access

uBiome launches world’s first dental citizen science campaign. Exciting news, just announced this morning.

uBiome launches world’s first dental citizen science campaign

Please share and spread the happy word! For Immediate Release Contact: Orli Kadoch Cell: +1 415-691-7124 URL: igg.me/at/ubiomedental Email: orli@ubiome.com uBiome launches world’s first dental citizen science campaign Will study dental microbiome with UCSF expert San Francisco, California --- uBiome is launching the world’s first dental citizen science campaign two years after it made history with a record-breaking campaign to sequence the human microbiome. Dr. Microbes in the Gut Are Essential to Our Well-Being. What The Bacteria In Your Gut Have To Do With Your Physical And Mental Health. Strange but true fact: Our bodies are made of more bacteria than human cells, and the gut alone contains trillions of microbes (bacteria and fungi).

What The Bacteria In Your Gut Have To Do With Your Physical And Mental Health

In fact, it's estimated that the body is composed of 10 times more bacteria than human cells. And the intestines are home to more bacteria than any other part of the body, including the skin. Now, scientists are devoting increasing amounts of time and resources to understanding the gut 'microbiome,' as the massive collection of bacteria and microbes is called -- and the influence it may exert on the brain and body.

Early microbiome development impacts later weight gain. Writing in the journal mBio, the international team of researchers analysed the effect of microbiome acquisition in infants participating in the Growing Up in Singapore Toward Healthy Outcomes (GUSTO) birth cohort.

Early microbiome development impacts later weight gain

Led by Dr Joanna Holbrook from A*STAR's Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), the team found that infants born by vaginal delivery at full term but after a longer duration of gestation acquired a more mature gut microbiota at a faster rate. The Role of the Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease. Diet is the Chief Factor Behind Gut Microbiome Diversity, Study Shows IBD News Today. Gut microbiome is increasingly being recognized as a key factor in determining human health, with changes in its composition associated with a wide range of conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Diet is the Chief Factor Behind Gut Microbiome Diversity, Study Shows IBD News Today

Notably, however, while the human gut microbiota is composed in general of approximately 70 bacterial species, there is variation among individuals. Furthermore, while the members of the gut microbiota can be stably maintained for years, the relative abundance of each member is quite dynamic. What causes these variations between individuals and over time is incompletely understood. In this study, a research team led by Peter Turnbaugh sought to determine what drives these changes in the gut microbiota: is it our genome or our diet? Microbiome linked to type 1 diabetes. Build-a-better-microbiome-7-ways-to-embrace-more-110638549923. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Bacterial Inheritance Leads Researchers to Rethink Heredity. Tech & Science Female mice can pass down a bacterium to their offspring that causes them to have intestinal problems mimicking a genetic disease. Ho New / REUTERS A child’s genetics aren’t just a product of mom and dad’s DNA: Genes from mom’s gut microbes also play a role in how the kid turns out. You can earn $13,000 a year selling your poop. Mary Njenga processes donated fecal samples for distribution to hospitals and clinics. (OpenBiome) You can donate blood, plasma, eggs, and sperm. The Excrement Experiment. One morning last fall, Jon Ritter, an architectural historian living in Greenwich Village, woke to find an e-mail from a neighbor, who had an unusual request. High-throughput discovery metabolomics. Volume 31, February 2015, Pages 73–78. The ecosystem within, How the microbiome contributes to endocrine Regulation.