Over 100 new species of bacteria discovered in your gut

I had a gut feeling they would.

Cannabis does reduce intestinal inflammation, and now we know why

Researchers hope the findings lead to a new class of drugs to help treat bowel diseases.

Weight gain is mostly controlled by what you eat — not genetics

This is good news, because it means we can change things.

Probiotics and breastfeeding help fight antibiotic resistance in children, study suggests

Results are promising, but keep in mind that the benefits of probiotics are oversold and exaggerated.

Stress could be as harmful to your gut’s health as junk food

Stress can trigger changes in the bacterial colonies that occupy the gut, similarly to obesity.

Researchers develop probiotic beer that “boosts your immunity and improves gut health”

If you needed another reason to enjoy your beer — here yo go!

The appendix keeps you healthy and your gut bacteria happy, study finds

Happy gut bacteria are the best bacteria.

Scientist gives himself Fecal Transplant from Hunter-Gatherer from Tanzania… to See how it Goes

A field researcher from America has transplanted fecal microbiome from a Tanzanian tribesman to his own gut. Why? Well… to see what happens, basically. “AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had inserted a turkey baster into my bum and injected the feces of a Hadza man – a member of one of

The ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria in your gut are subjective to lifestyle, hunter-gatherer study shows

You could be sitting alone and still be completely outnumbered for your body is home to trillions upon trillions of tiny passengers – bacteria. In fact, there as ten times more bacteria living inside you then cells in the body. Don’t get scared, though. The vast majority of these co-redident organisms are our friends. They help us digest food, provide

Device identifies and sorts bad germs from the good ones in minutes, instead of days

Your gut is home to some 100 trillion bacteria – more than the entire number of cells in the whole human body. Clearly, bacteria are fond of human intestines, as we humans, unknowingly or not, are fond of them. After all, without bacteria our organisms would be deprived of extremely vital vitamin sources and digestion aids. However, not all bacteria