News tagged with gut bacteria

Are bacteria making you hungry?

Over the last half decade, it has become increasingly clear that the normal gastrointestinal (GI) bacteria play a variety of very important roles in the biology of human and animals. Now Vic Norris of the University of Rouen, ...

dateDec 19, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Household bugs -- a risk to human health?

Superbugs are not just a problem in hospitals but could be also coming from our animal farms. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Microbiology indicates insects could be responsible for spreading ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Safe clearance of salmonella

Individuals with an intact complex gut flora are more likely to clear Salmonella after an infection than individuals with an altered, less complex gut flora. This is suggested by results from a mouse model for Salmonella ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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