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
by Kristin Neumann
2019-09-03 09:52
by Kristin Neumann

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-08-27 11:27
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Gastautor Mariya Petrova
2019-08-21 11:04
by Gastautor Mariya Petrova

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 Mariya Petrova
by Inge Lindseth
2019-07-30 10:10
by Inge Lindseth

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
by Gastautor Johanna Gillbro, PhD
2019-07-18 11:27
by Gastautor Johanna Gillbro, PhD
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 Johanna Gillbro, PhD
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-07-17 09:59
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Kristin Neumann
2019-07-08 15:57
by Kristin Neumann
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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-06-26 10:36
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-06-03 10:51
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-05-06 13:57
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-04-15 13:47
by Lisa Keilhofer

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
by Lisa Keilhofer
2019-04-08 10:41
by Lisa Keilhofer
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
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