Microbiome News Archive
11 Feb 2019
by Cara Koehler
2019-02-11 11:42
by Cara Koehler

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.

2019-02-11 11:42
by Cara Koehler
28 Jan 2019
by Gastautor Fabian Geyer
2019-01-28 13:55
by Gastautor Fabian Geyer

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.

2019-01-28 13:55
by Gastautor Fabian Geyer
21 Jan 2019
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-01-21 16:10
by Lisa Keilhofer

Dirt is Good. That is the title of a book by Rob Knight and Dr. Jack Gilbert published in summer 2018. Dr. Gilbert is one of the world’s leading microbiome scientists at University of Chicago.

2019-01-21 16:10
by Lisa Keilhofer
14 Jan 2019
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-01-14 18:43
by Lisa Keilhofer

In December 2018, Martin J. Blaser, New York University School of Medicine, published a short article in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (12/2018) on the state of the art in microbiotic research and his personal evaluation of it.

2019-01-14 18:43
by Lisa Keilhofer
07 Jan 2019
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-01-07 15:43
by Lisa Keilhofer

In mid-November 2018, the German-French TV channel ARTE broadcasted a documentary called “The Intelligent Stomach – Our Second Brain”.

2019-01-07 15:43
by Lisa Keilhofer
20 Dec 2018
by Cara Koehler
2018-12-20 13:52
by Cara Koehler

Science has already made huge progress in understanding the workings (and failings) of human gut microbiota, but in the past decade, researchers are coming up for air and finding that there is as much to explore right on the surface of our bodies as there is on the inside.

2018-12-20 13:52
by Cara Koehler
12 Dec 2018
by Lisa Keilhofer
2018-12-12 11:36
by Lisa Keilhofer

The November edition of the science magazine “Nature Biotechnology” published an evaluation of 18 microbiome experts on the state of the art of microbiome research, where they shed some light on current trends, chances and problems.

2018-12-12 11:36
by Lisa Keilhofer
10 Dec 2018
by Lisa Keilhofer
2018-12-10 13:23
by Lisa Keilhofer
To begin with, scientists knew all along that the life saver antibiotic will not work forever, but only until resistance has developed. Meanwhile, this fact has also sunken into common sense.
2018-12-10 13:23
by Lisa Keilhofer
29 Nov 2018
by Lisa Keilhofer
2018-11-29 10:18
by Lisa Keilhofer

Beginning of October 2018, a team of four US-scientists has released an urgent call to preserve almost lost microbiome diversities.

2018-11-29 10:18
by Lisa Keilhofer
13 Nov 2018
by Lisa Keilhofer
2018-11-13 09:25
by Lisa Keilhofer

In November 2018, the University of Minnesota published a study on the “westernization” and the loss of immigrant’s innate gut microbiomes.

2018-11-13 09:25
by Lisa Keilhofer
02 Oct 2018
by Kristin Neumann
2018-10-02 11:41
by Kristin Neumann

On September 13, 2018, the BAV Institute and the European Cosmetic Association ICADA organized the first expert seminar on microbiome cosmetics in Germany, MyMicrobiome (Dr. Neumann) moderated and reported on the seminar.

2018-10-02 11:41
by Kristin Neumann
11 Sep 2018
by Kristin Neumann
2018-09-11 11:16
by Kristin Neumann

An article published by BBC just a few days ago confused the probiotic community. Based on a scientific publication from a group of scientists in Israel (Weizman Institute), BBC used the headline Probiotics labelled 'quite useless'. This statement has to be taken with caution …

2018-09-11 11:16
by Kristin Neumann
29 Aug 2018
by Kristin Neumann
2018-08-29 10:28
by Kristin Neumann

In 1900 gastric cancerwas the leading cause of cancer death in the USA and other countries. This cancer has been decreased with the disappearance of the commensal stomach bacterium, which has been blamed to be the cause for gastric cancer. This is actually good news, but here comes the bad news right away: ...

2018-08-29 10:28
by Kristin Neumann
22 Aug 2018
by Kristin Neumann
2018-08-22 13:47
by Kristin Neumann
Yoba yogurt contains the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus rhamnosus yoba 2012. This bacterial strain originates from the famous probiotic Lactobacillus strain L. rhamnosus GG, world's best characterized and best known probiotic bacterial strain.
2018-08-22 13:47
by Kristin Neumann
13 Aug 2018
by Kristin Neumann
2018-08-13 14:26
by Kristin Neumann

MyMicrobiome is chairman and reports on the first microbiome-cosmetics-expert seminar hosted by ICADA, the European Cosmetics Association.

2018-08-13 14:26
by Kristin Neumann
07 Aug 2018
by Kristin Neumann
2018-08-07 13:05
by Kristin Neumann

Serving Food for Thought: the world‘s largest citizen science microbiome project.

Scientists at the University of California San Diego and collaborators have initiated the American Gut Project, a crowdsourced, global citizen science effort over 5 years ago. Now in May 2018 they published the first results.

2018-08-07 13:05
by Kristin Neumann
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