Infographic: Gut Microbes Change How Well Drugs Work
Infographic: Gut Microbes Change How Well Drugs Work
Our resident bacteria can affect the activity of immunotherapies and other medicines in the body.
Infographic: Gut Microbes Change How Well Drugs Work
Infographic: Gut Microbes Change How Well Drugs Work

Our resident bacteria can affect the activity of immunotherapies and other medicines in the body.

Our resident bacteria can affect the activity of immunotherapies and other medicines in the body.

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How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
Shawna Williams | Jul 15, 2019
Through their effects on metabolism and immunity, bacteria in the gut affect whether medications will be effective for a given patient.
Probiotics’ Effects on the Microbiome Vary Widely
Probiotics’ Effects on the Microbiome Vary Widely
Abby Olena | Sep 6, 2018
Experiments in mice and people find that probiotic supplements don’t consistently change the composition of the gut microbiome, and may have adverse effects after antibiotics.
Peanut Allergy Treatment Works Long Term
Peanut Allergy Treatment Works Long Term
Jef Akst | Aug 17, 2017
Four years after taking a probiotic and peanut protein for 18 months, two-thirds of children in a small clinical trial can eat peanuts with no health issues.
Next Generation: Souped-up Probiotics Pinpoint Cancer
Next Generation: Souped-up Probiotics Pinpoint Cancer
Kate Yandell | May 28, 2015
Genetically engineered commensal bacteria help researchers detect cancer metastases in mouse livers.