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Gut microbes could help to treat neurological disorders, study in mice...

Gut microbes contribute to symptoms associated with neurological conditions. New microbe-inspired therapies could be develop to treat such conditions.

Microbial metabolites could improve efficacy of anticancer drugs

Some gut microbial metabolites boost the efficacy of antitumor drugs by regulating the body’s immune response and could be used as a part of cancer therapy.

Microbial transplants shape the gut microbiota in people with HIV, pilot...

Microbial transplants could be used as a non-invasive and safe strategy to manipulate the gut microbiota, which has been linked to HIV infection.

How a foodborne fungus impairs gut healing in Crohn’s disease

Common gut fungi called Debaryomyces hansenii can influence the severity of Crohn’s disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases.

Microbial interactions shape the microbiota of preterm babies

Microbial and fungal communities interactions shape the gut microbiota in preterm babies. The findings could help to develop microbiota interventions.

How the microbiota contributes to symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

The alterations in gut microbial composition could play a role in the gastrointestinal complications associated with Parkinson’s disease.

Gut microbes could influence the health effects of Mediterranean diet

The gut microbiota make-up could determine whether a person will benefit from the beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet.

How an antidiarrheal drug could help fight off tumors

Probiotics such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium can activate a person’s immune system and improve the response to some anti-cancer therapies.

Exploring the diversity of gut microbiota binding to food particles

The way gut bacteria increase their access to nutrients by adhering to food particles, could advance the development of microbiota-based diagnostics.

Huge trove of virus species found in the human gut

The Gut Phage Database, within more than 140,000 viral species, is a blueprint to guide ecological and evolutionary analysis in future virome studies.