Gut flora
Gut flora or, more appropriately, gut microbiota, consists of a complex community of microorganism species that live in the digestive tracts of animals and is the largest reservoir of microorganisms ...
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Gut Bacteria Signature Shows Link to Depression
The first population-level study on the link between gut bacteria and mental health identifies specific gut bacteria linked to depression and provides evidence that a wide range of gut bacteria can pr...
Gut Bacteria May Be Linked To 'Dangerous' Body Fat
The BBC reports that, "The make-up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies."
Low-Fiber Diets Kill Off Some Species of Gut Bacteria
Over generations, mice deprived of fiber permanently lost some species of gut microbes. What does this mean for human health?
Competition Between 'Good Bacteria' Important For Healthy Gut, Say Researchers
The vital ecosystem of bacteria in the human gut operates like a jungle, with competition between microbes helping maintain the stability necessary to keep us healthy. That's according to scientists a...
Scientists Show A Link Between Intestinal Bacteria And Depression
The research explains the complex mechanisms of interaction and dynamics between the gut microbiota and its host. Data show that relatively minor changes in microbiota profiles or its metabolic activi...
Diagnosing Liver Cancer With Help From Bacteria
Previous studies had shown that bacteria can penetrate and grow in the tumor microenvironment, where there are lots of nutrients and the body’s immune system is compromised. Because of this, scientist...
Evolution Abandoned Giant Pandas After They Switched To A Bamboo Diet
A giant panda may look like a vegetarian on the outside, but it definitely looks like a carnivore on the inside. A genetic analysis of 121 samples of panda poop finds that the community of microbes li...
CDC links c.difficile superbug to deaths of 29,000 Americans a year
Clostridium difficile infects nearly half a million American's each year and is linked to 29,000 deaths, according to new research carried out by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Got Gas? It Could Mean You've Got Healthy Gut Microbes
Passing gas, in some instances, may be a sign that you're kicking your gut microbes into action. And that means they can help keep you healthy, says one scientist.
The Future of Probiotics
Hippocrates said that all disease begins in the gut. A gastroenterologist's predictions on how new treatments will begin there, too.
5 Ways To Get Good Bacteria In Your Stomach
Here's why minding your body's microbes can help you get healthy from the inside out.
Speaking From the Gut for Immune Health
Intestinal cells communicate with probiotic gut microbes for a healthy immune system. The human body is swarming with bacteria and other microbes that outnumber our own cells by more than ten to one....
Antibiotics Might Be Fueling Obesity Epidemic
Expanding waistlines may be caused by more than bad diets and sedentary habits. Antibiotics could be disrupting our gut bacteria, helping people pack on fat like farm animals.
Red Meat May Cause Heart Disease by Disrupting Gut Bacteria
Our guts are awash in bacteria, and now a new study fingers them as culprits in heart disease. A complicated dance between the microbes and a component of red meat could help explain how the food migh...
Fungus Inside Us: A New Health Frontier?
The big, weird world of creatures inside you may be even bigger and weirder than anybody thought. Fungi are the latest addition to human menagerie, joining bacteria and viruses in forming the teeming,...
Probiotic
Probiotics are microorganisms that are believed to provide health benefits when consumed. The term probiotic is currently used to name ingested microorganisms associated with beneficial effects to hum...
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium difficile colitis (etymology and pronunciation) or pseudomembranous colitis is colitis (inflammation of the large intestine) resulting from infection with Clostridium difficile, a type of ...
Clostridium difficile - Wikipedia
Ganeden Biotech
Ganeden Biotech, Inc. is a privately held American probiotic ingredient manufacturer based in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Founded in 1997 in San Diego, California, the company produces patented probiotic ...
Gut Bacteria May Be Linked To 'Dangerous' Body Fat
The BBC reports that, "The make-up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies."
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a species of yeast. It is perhaps the most useful yeast, having been instrumental to winemaking, baking, and brewing since ancient times. It is believed to have been origin...
Saccharomyces cerevisiae - Wikipedia
Eubiotics
Eubiotics (Greek eu = good/healthy, bios = life) is the science of hygienic/healthy living.The term is used in the feed industry where it refers to a healthy balance of the micro-flora in the gastroin...
CDC links c.difficile superbug to deaths of 29,000 Americans a year
Clostridium difficile infects nearly half a million American's each year and is linked to 29,000 deaths, according to new research carried out by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Gut flora - Probiotics Gut Flora & Fauna-Mystical SciencePt 4
Only 1 in 1000 bacteria are harmful to our body. Good bacteria displace harmful bacteria healing the intestinal walls & assist the immune system create enzym...
Fibrobacter succinogenes
Fibrobacter succinogenes is a cellulolytic bacterium species in the genus Fibrobacter. It is present in the rumen of cattle. Beta glucans (starch and glucose) are its substrate of choice in the rumen ...
Peptostreptococcus
Peptostreptococcus is a genus of anaerobic, Gram-positive, non-spore forming bacteria. The cells are small, spherical, and can occur in short chains, in pairs or individually. Peptostreptococcus are s...
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Lactobacillus casei
Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. This particular species of Lactobacillus is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range, and comp...
Lactobacillus casei - Wikipedia
Fusobacterium
Fusobacterium is a genus of anaerobic, Gram-negative bacteria, similar to Bacteroides. Individual cells are rod-shaped bacilli with pointed ends.Strains of Fusobacterium cause several human diseases, ...
Fusobacterium - Wikipedia