diarrhea
Laxative Causes Long-Term Changes to Mouse Microbiome
Laxative Causes Long-Term Changes to Mouse Microbiome
Abby Olena | Jun 14, 2018
Acute bouts of diarrhea could have lasting effects on the microbiota and host immune system activation, a mouse study suggests.
Image of the Day: Flushing the Gut
Image of the Day: Flushing the Gut
The Scientist Staff | Jun 19, 2017
In response to a bacterial infection, an immune signal in mice's guts triggers a molecular cascade that promotes diarrhea, which, researchers demonstrate, is important for ridding them of the bacteria.