by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-03-02 14:54
by Lisa Keilhofer

In our mission to keep you updated on all the latest findings in microbiome science, we would like to take a glance at what’s new in animal microbiome research. As our frequent readers know, animal research is an important prerequisite for understanding the human microbiome, as the parallels are numerous.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-02-17 16:47
by Lisa Keilhofer

Caries, calculus, and periodontitis are the most common results of an impaired oral microbiome. Caries can have a lot of negative consequences, therefore the oral microbiome should be understood and treated well.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-02-07 09:46
by Lisa Keilhofer

In order to tell if we are keeping pace with the times, we are reviewing press releases on the microbiome – and of course on our seal itself. Here is a short summary of the last weeks. We observed that Microbiome-friendly is the new trend!

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-01-14 13:35
by Lisa Keilhofer

A joint a day keeps the doctor away? Numerous affected persons – not only by MS, but also those suffering from other mental or neuronal illnesses, are claiming those substances for their therapies and demand a legalization in regards to their positive effects.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Inge Lindseth
2020-01-03 14:08
by Inge Lindseth

People who frequently use antibacterial mouthwash have increased risk of diabetes according to a study. One of the reasons may be a reduced level of bacteria that use a particular substance found in food for their survival.

by Inge Lindseth
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-12-02 15:00
by Lisa Keilhofer

In experiments on blacktip reef sharks around the Seychelles, a team found out that the composition of wounded shark’s skin resembles the one of non-wounded sharks. Obviously, the specific composition prevents infections and inflammations.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-11-22 14:34
by Lisa Keilhofer

The US National Library of Medicine published a study that clearly proves an interaction between the buildup and function of skeletal muscle and the gut microbiome of the examined mice. The constitution of the microbiome showed to be a key factor for physiology, homeostasis, and sustained health of the host organism.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-11-18 10:49
by Lisa Keilhofer

Ötzi, the 5,000 years old men out of the ice, has been a window into the past for scientists of various disciplines, so far. Over the last years, we have learned how the hunter of the Neolithic Age dressed and what he had for his last dinner. Now Microbiome scientists checked on Ötzi's gut.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-11-04 13:04
by Lisa Keilhofer

What shall we eat? This question has not been answered for the last decades. Today we are in the luxurious position to choose from different options. But is it really pure luxury and do cooked foods influence our microbiome? Some researchers have looked into this issue.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-10-31 11:24
by Lisa Keilhofer

Microbiome Research has gone through a rapid development the past few years. Above all, the decoding of the gut microbiome was boosted by modern sequencing techniques. On the contrary, research on our skin microbiome has only just started.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-10-24 10:36
by Lisa Keilhofer

In April this year, uBiome faced harsh accusations by the FBI. Co-Founder and co-CEO Jessica Richman along with 50 employees were put on administrative leave until further notice. In addition, uBiome stopped selling the test kits SmartJane and SmartGut.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Gastautor
2019-10-14 14:49
by Gastautor

Putting your body through the stress of taking an airplane, as well as eating unknown foods, the change in water, climate and time zone, … – all can produce unwanted effects in the stomach. Dr Dmitry Alexeev reveals few principles to follow to help your existing microbes thrive whilst on holiday.

by Gastautor
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-10-06 09:37
by Lisa Keilhofer

Many of our civilization diseases such as allergies or asthma are caused by growing up in a too sterile environment that leaves our immune systems unchallenged in regards to germ resistance. According to the theory, childhood is the key time for getting in contact with dirt.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Kristin Neumann
2019-09-24 16:26
by Kristin Neumann

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-09-16 14:37
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-09-07 13:24
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
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