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Genetic
by Kristin Neumann
24.09.2019 16:26
by Kristin Neumann
Genetics influences microbiome

When we talk about the microbiome, we usually forget that the microbiome is only part of a very complex interplay. The composition of our microbiome is influenced by nutrition, lifestyle, early maternal transmission, immune status and genetics of each individual.

by Kristin Neumann
Sweeteners
by Lisa Keilhofer
16.09.2019 14:37
by Lisa Keilhofer
Sweeteners do harm our gut microbiome

It is for decades that the food industry is searching for an alternative to sugar. But Sweeteners do actually harm the gut microbiome and also in usual doses of consumption.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Sun bathing and the microbiome
by Lisa Keilhofer
07.09.2019 13:24
by Lisa Keilhofer
Intact skin microbiome essential for sun bathing

It is well known that direct exposure of the skin to UV radiation in the sunlight causes serious damage. But it was only recently that scientists found out that a damaged skin microbiome is one of the reasons for this.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Apple
by Kristin Neumann
03.09.2019 09:52
by Kristin Neumann
An apple a day ...

Apples are among the most commonly eaten fruits in the world. The apple is one of the most important sources of flavonoids in our diet and it contributes significantly to our health with apple procyanidins and pectin.

by Kristin Neumann
Runner
by Lisa Keilhofer
27.08.2019 11:27
by Lisa Keilhofer
Going well for me: even better with these gut bacteria

Can gut bacteria increase athletic performance? Lactate tests are common means of measuring performance in sports medicine. What is new is the idea that the lactate level might be influenced by nutrition.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Vaginal microbiome
by Gastautor
21.08.2019 11:04
by Gastautor
Vaginal microbiome: the cornerstone for women’s health

The vaginal microbiota is one of the best studied female microbial niches. This women’s specific microbiota is characterized by low bacterial diversity, unlike other more complex niches such as the gut. This low bacterial diversity in the vagina is linked to health.

by Gastautor
Fountain of youth
by Inge Lindseth
30.07.2019 10:10
by Inge Lindseth
The Microbiome - the key to longevity?

Long life through the microbiome? If you are not new to the world of the microbiome, this will be of no surprise to you: Mechanisms specific to ageing also can be influenced by the microbiome, and most likely this includes diet-microbiota-host interactions.

by Inge Lindseth
Skin with microbes
by Gastautor
18.07.2019 11:27
by Gastautor
Live or dead bacteria in Skincare?
We are just starting to understand the role of our skin microbiome and we know that human skin microbiota influence general skin health. The skin microbiota plays important parts.
by Gastautor
Microbiome star
by Lisa Keilhofer
17.07.2019 09:59
by Lisa Keilhofer
Microbiome now entering public awareness

The recent edition of SPIEGEL magazine is under the headline „The super organ – gut and the secret of a long life“. Judging from the title, one might think this is just one more – more or less profound – guideline on dieting. But this essay takes it one step further.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Microbiome Congress 2019 Rotterdam
by Kristin Neumann
08.07.2019 15:57
by Kristin Neumann
Rotterdam Microbiome Series 2019 – a hot place for microbiome lovers!
In May 2019 Rotterdam was a hot place for microbiome lovers! Global Engage has brought many microbiome scientists, but especially the microbiome industry to Rotterdam.
by Kristin Neumann
Rob Knight
by Lisa Keilhofer
26.06.2019 10:36
by Lisa Keilhofer
How Rob Knight accidentally became a pioneer of microbiome research

One of the most prominent representatives of microbiome research is Professor Rob Knight, University of California, San Diego. He received wide attention beyond the science business with his book "Dirt is Good".

by Lisa Keilhofer
Lung microbiome
by Lisa Keilhofer
03.06.2019 10:51
by Lisa Keilhofer
The unexplored lung microbiome

The bowel microbiome is pretty thoroughly explored by now. On the contrary, there is little known about the lung microbiome, so far. It was only recently that scientists found out that the lung is not a sterile place.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Dr. Kristin Neumann and Dr. Cath O'Neill
by Lisa Keilhofer
06.05.2019 13:57
by Lisa Keilhofer
SkinBiotix® publishes its first successful study on human microbiome

And again today, SkinBiotix® is able to set a milestone in microbiome research: It recently released the first studies carried out directly on human skin. In the following abstract, we take a closer look at the content and outcome of the study:

by Lisa Keilhofer
Fountain of youth
by Lisa Keilhofer
15.04.2019 13:47
by Lisa Keilhofer
Fountain of youth found – it lies within your gut

It’s a new stunning insight that the gut microbiome settles more and more „bad" bacteria with increasing age and, for example, encourage cardiovascular diseases.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Skin with microbes
by Lisa Keilhofer
08.04.2019 10:41
by Lisa Keilhofer
Cosmetics industry puts skin microbiome into focus
The microbiome is the new big thing in cosmetics and pharma industry. That’s good news, because unlike many so-called megatrends, the matter microbiome is not just a marketing gag but a serious, science-based matter.
by Lisa Keilhofer
Interview with Dr. Tewodros Debebe
by Gastautor
13.03.2019 09:14
by Gastautor
Interview about microbes with Dr. med. Debebe

An expert interview with Dr. Ing. Tewodros Debebe on the subject of microbes. More about his favorite microbes, what they are good for and how long these microbes already exist.

by Gastautor
Smoking and the microbiome
by Lisa Keilhofer
04.03.2019 13:28
by Lisa Keilhofer
Smoking Seriously Harms You – And Your Microbiome

Studies on smoking and the impact on the microbiome are rare, but pretty explicit. To put it in a nutshell: guess what, smoking is not good for you.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Human development
by Cara Koehler
21.02.2019 11:55
by Cara Koehler
What Role Does the Microbiome Actually Play in Human Development?

From the moment you were born, your microbiome was growing up alongside (or rather, inside) you! Your mother and, if you were nursed, her breastmilk is where it all began. Scientists believe the first three years of life are the most crucial for our developing microbiomes.

by Cara Koehler
Red carpet
by Cara Koehler
11.02.2019 11:42
by Cara Koehler
Even Hollywood is tapping into the booming fascination with the microbiome–gut–brain axis

In recent years, scientists and laymen alike have been turning to the microbiome with renewed interest to explore its interaction with human disease. Now, gut microbiota are even rearing their heads in popular entertainment.

by Cara Koehler
Library
by Gastautor
28.01.2019 13:55
by Gastautor
Reproducing for life - the exploding number of microbiome studies

Phrases such as "You are what you eat" or "The human body is home for more than twice as many microorganisms than body cells" are often used when you read about the microbiome.

by Gastautor

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