Regularly taking breaks from eating—for hours or days—can trigger changes both expected, such as in metabolic dynamics and inflammation, and surprising, as in immune system function and cancer progression.
May 13, 2015|
April 16, 2015|
Eating a type of bacterium encourages the activity of other gut microbes, according to a small study.
November 17, 2014|
A single intimate smooch can transfer upwards of 80 million bacteria.
November 13, 2014|
Researchers have created a system that edits DNA in response to chemical stimuli or light, allowing bacteria to record environmental events in their genetic material.
July 10, 2013|
Oral administration of a cocktail of bacteria derived from the human gut reduces colitis and allergy-invoked diarrhea in mice.
March 2, 2013|
Some Propionibacterium acnes strains may help prevent pimples.
September 12, 2012|
Friendly sinus bacteria may keep sinusitis-causing strains in check.
July 1, 2012|
As nonconventional medical treatments become increasingly mainstream, we take a look at the science behind some of the most popular.
August 31, 2011|
A common dietary supplement alters neurotransmission to ease anxiety.
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