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Cooked food alters gut bacteria population: Study

The study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, noted that many aspects of human health, including chronic inflammation and weight gain, are strongly influenced by the ecological health of the microbes present in and on us — collectively called our microbiome.

'Molecule linking weight gain to gut bacteria found'

The findings, published in the journal Science, may help understand the root causes of obesity in affluent countries, and malnutrition in impoverished countries.


Early antibiotic use may promote gut 'superbug' growth: Study

The study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, found that premature infants who are hospitalised and receive antibiotics for more than 20 months have an increased risk of developing 'superbugs' in their guts.

How drinking coffee improves bowel movement

Coffee has long been known to increase bowel movement, but researchers have not pinpointed the specific reason or mechanism.

Absence of gut bacteria might influence depression: Study

Researchers from VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology in Belgium conducted a study in which they analysed health data of a large group of people in an attempt to find out which gut bacteria may play a role in causing depression.

Strengthen your child’s second brain, the Ayurveda way

Consume food immediately after it’s cooked, to maintain lightness of the body and mind.


Do probiotics really keep the good bacteria in your gut happy?

According to the study, probiotics were found to have little to no effect in the body. The researchers believe that probiotics of the future would need tailoring to the needs of each individual.

Decoded: How gut microbiome can control tumour growth in liver

Despite extensive research into the relationship between the gut microbiome and cancer, the role of the gut bacteria in the formation of liver cancer has remained poorly understood.

Gut bugs turn dark chocolate 'healthy'

The findings were presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Dallas.

Gut bacteria to blame for obesity,says Pune study

NCCS researchers analyse microbial DNA extracted from lean,normal and obese individuals; find vast differences