Gut Bacteria Could Be Making Kids Fat
We're still learning about the relationship between the microbiome, antibiotics, and obesity in kids.
Why Antibiotics Cause Diarrhea
A new study shows how antibiotics add nutrients to the gut, feeding pathogens.
The Army Will Pay You to Eat Nothing but MREs for 3 Weeks
The study will provide researchers the chance to try out new MRE recipes in hopes of making mealtime less monotonous, like “Bunker Hill Burritos,” “Fort Bliss-ful Pudding Cake,” and the “Canteen Irish Cream Latte.”
Cola-Flavored Genitals, and Other Potential Uses for Microbiome Hacking
A new startup wants to make probiotics for fun, not just health.
How Your Gut Bacteria Influence What You Eat
Your gut is a battleground for microbiota manipulating your brain into eating their favorite foods.
When Bad Bacteria and Good Bacteria Go to War
A study suggests new gut flora-based early warning systems for a potentially wide range of illnesses.