Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick
Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.
This Week in Science
When You Give An Octopus MDMA They Become Unusually Touchy-Feely
And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
This Is Why Running Doesn’t Always Get Rid of Stomach Fat
Even seasoned marathoners can still have the dreaded runner's paunch.
The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In
In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Is Hypnosis Good for IBS Symptoms?
"We're going to calm your brain down, and we're going to calm your gut down.”
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Is Seltzer Bad for You?
You've probably heard sparkling water is acidic and can even cause tooth decay. Here's the truth about how bad all that carbonation really is for your body.
Weed and Hot Peppers Show Potential for Soothing Your Gut
Mice were also effectively “cured” of type-1 diabetes.
The Science Behind Your Failed New Year's Diet
Gut bacteria gets the last word again.
Ashley P. Taylor
Why Antibiotics Cause Diarrhea
A new study shows how antibiotics add nutrients to the gut, feeding pathogens.
Your 'Cheat Days' Could Ruin Your Entire Diet
Recent research suggests that substituting regular junk food consumption with weekend binges is just as unhealthy, at least as far as the gut is concerned.
You've Got to Hunt for Your Own Steak in the Australian Outback
In the remote town of Roebourne, Australia (population 1,200), average temperatures are around 40° C/104° F. Becoming involved in the local food scene means being able to hunt and source kangaroo, snakes, Bush turkey, bat, and sea turtle.
This New Exhibition Is a Tour of the Human Body’s ‘Hidden Organ’
I, for one, welcome our bacterial overlords.