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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.

2020-07-02 13:24
by Lisa Keilhofer
by Lisa Keilhofer
2020-06-19 10:58
by Lisa Keilhofer

The discipline formerly ridiculed as “poop science” turned out to be in fact pretty important, also to the average pooper, and is nowadays in the center of attention. “Fecal transplant” as a therapy, also today is kind of intimidating to most and far from being standard, but the acceptance has risen.

2020-06-19 10:58
by Lisa Keilhofer
by Stefanie Wisshak
2020-06-02 10:54
by Stefanie Wisshak

Many women suffer from recurring bacterial vaginosis – an imbalance in the bacterial composition in favour of pathogenic bacteria in the vagina. Under unfavourable influences, the healthy vaginal flora can change and an increase in bacteria can occur, which can lead to undesirable symptoms.

2020-06-02 10:54
by Stefanie Wisshak

Humanity is just a speck in
the massively bacterial world.
We need to get used to that idea."

"Given that fact, it shouldn’t surprise us that microbes occupy most of us as well.
Seventy to ninety percent of all cells in the human body are bacterial,
representing perhaps 10,000 different species. Genetically we get even less real
estate: 99 percent of the unique genes in our bodies are bacterial. This population
of over 100 trillion microorganisms makes up our microbiome: a collection of
microbial communities that has evolved along with homo sapiens to help orchestrate
basic life processes, beginning the moment we’re born."
Ashton Applewhite, Autor beim American Museum of Natural History >> Mehr dazu

A very nice video (from NPR: www.npr.org)
which explains your microbiome in just 5 minutes. Enjoy!

The next time you look in a mirror, think about this: In many ways you're more microbe than human. There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms
like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells …"

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The microbiome topic affects us all. When it comes to our health, we should know what is going on in our bodies. The subject microbiome has not arrived in the general public yet. MyMicrobiome wants to inform the public about a topic that is more important to our health than we might have thought.
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