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Childbirth antibiotics have long-lasting effects on infants’ gut microbiota

Antibiotics given to mothers during childbirth could alter the infants’ gut microbiota, a new study published in Scientific Reports finds.

How the gut microbiota modulates human health

The gut microbiota could influence our health by producing metabolites that interact with human receptors, a study published in Cell Host & Microbe claims.

Gut microbes influence muscle mass and function in mice

According to a recent study published in Science Translational Medicine, the gut microbiota may influence the development of muscle mass.

Bacterial supplement could reduce risk of heart disease in obese people

People with obesity-related conditions may benefit from supplements of the gut commensal Akkermansia muciniphila, a recent study suggests.

Microbial compound could predispose children to asthma

A microbial compound could increase the risk of asthma in children. A study identified the mechanisms that link the microbiota to allergies.

High-fat diets induce reproducible changes in the mouse gut microbiota

A high-fat diet induces reproducible changes in the gut microbiota, a meta-analysis published in Cell Host & Microbe revealed.

Some gut bacteria could prevent and reverse food allergies

Beneficial gut microbes may prevent and reverse food allergies, a study published in Nature Medicine finds.

Maternally inherited genetic mutations influence microbiota diversity

Mutations in the DNA of mitochondria influence both the gut microbiota and the diseases linked to it, a study published in Science Signaling claims.

Gut microbes could boost the activity of immune cells

The gut microbiota could boost the activity of immune cells. That's according to a new study published in the journal Immunity.

Gut microbes could influence neurodegenerative disease progression

A new study, published in Nature, shows a functional link between the gut microbiota and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ASL).