by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-10-06 12:41
by Lisa Keilhofer

Microbiologist Chris Mason conducted a study on the microbiome of cities. He was able to prove that cities have their own distinct microbial fingerprint .

by Lisa Keilhofer
Always keep your balance – mentally, inside and outside
by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-06-25 16:05
by Lisa Keilhofer

“Keeping the balance” is the 21st century’s mantra. We came to terms that we need a “work-life-balance” to stay happy, we need to act responsibly and sustainably with our resources, meaning we should not take more than can grow at the same time.

by Lisa Keilhofer
Blood type as key factor for microbiome composition
by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-06-04 15:45
by Lisa Keilhofer

What factors influence our gut microbiome?

Up until today, science has detected a number of factors that have an impact on the composition of our microbiome.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-05-11 18:04
by Lisa Keilhofer

We all have come to face that we are amidst a gigantic mass extinction of global scope. The reasons for it are the rapid change that ecosystems are underlying, caused by climate change and utter destruction of habitats. In a nutshell, humans shape the planet faster than life on it is able to adjust to the new settings.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Inge Lindseth
2021-04-13 15:02
by Inge Lindseth

Probiotics, and other microbiome directed therapies, represent a diverse array of products and approaches. But just how far have we come in terms of this kind of personalization? A new paper written by 16 industry and academic scientists gives us some pointers.    

by Inge Lindseth
by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-03-29 15:43
by Lisa Keilhofer
A detailed study from Blaustein et.al, published in the Microbiome Journal (5), conducted detailed examinations on the microbial composition of toothbrushes. The authors scrutinized 34 toothbrushes and sequenced the collected samples.
by Lisa Keilhofer
by Dr. Lisa Bäumer
2021-02-27 11:56
by Dr. Lisa Bäumer

Some of the most important decisions in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic include avoiding interpersonal contact, disinfecting hands after touching skills and following forces rules of breathing etiquette. At the same time we notice that we are increasingly lacking social contacts.

by Dr. Lisa Bäumer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-02-16 13:10
by Lisa Keilhofer

The label Sequential Skin is analyzing your skin regarding genetics and microbiome, both components being relevant to the choice of cosmetic products. The approach is based on the assumption that the complexion is depending on genetics on the one hand, but also on environmental impacts on the other hand.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2021-01-26 14:15
by Lisa Keilhofer

A study revealed that factors like location, siblings, and pets do have an influence on the composition of the microbiome in the bedding. Also, a low correlation between that microbiome and the one in the children’s airways was reported.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-12-20 12:58
by Lisa Keilhofer

Antibiotics are today among the most common options of medication, despite the knowledge that it does not only kill pathogens, but also harms the useful microbes. After a course of antibiotics, some patients recover faster and some take some time to fully recover.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-11-23 11:40
by Lisa Keilhofer

Caesarean section children have been shown to be more prone to various diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac disease. A newly released study be the University of Helsinki shows that fecal transplant from mother to child after birth could be the solution.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-10-14 14:32
by Lisa Keilhofer

What’s the matter with that ongoing disinfecting of everything? Of course, hygiene is important. Nevertheless, we would like to raise the question of who came up with the rule that hands, tables, door handles, and other surfaces have to be disinfected constantly.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-09-16 11:53
by Lisa Keilhofer

It has been about nine months now, that the new Corona virus is on its conquest around the globe. It forwards from host to host, efficiently spreading on every continent. Proud of being a serious and independent platform, we refrained from publishing any news on the matter in the first months of insecurity. 

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-07-18 09:57
by Lisa Keilhofer

Many people do not know that our skin counts as an organ andin factis the biggest of all. An adult skin sums up to 1.5 to 2 qm and outweighs the associatedskeleton. Losing only 20% of the skin means the sure death. So, let’s shed some light on our skin!

by Lisa Keilhofer
stool sample
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-07-02 13:24
by Lisa Keilhofer

The article starts off explaining in detail what the human microbiome is all about. Assuming that the target group on the magazine is above all scientists, alumni, students, and employees of TUM, we can derive that even in this presumingly educated readership of academics, general awareness on the microbiome is still lacking.

by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-03-10 11:12
by Lisa Keilhofer

In the last decades, the gut microbiome has entered the center of public interest. But although we may have overcome our shyness regarding gut and skin bacteria, there is still one body part that seems to be stigmatized: the vaginal microbiome. 

by Lisa Keilhofer
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