Tag Archives: Bacteria

Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and a new study focuses on… Read More »

Boosting ‘good’ gut bacteria could curb anxiety – but a varied diet will do better than probiotics

Eating more fruit and vegetables is a more efficient way of improving gut bacteria to help curb anxiety than trendy probiotic drinks, study finds Mounting evidence links the overall health of the gut to mental disorders Studies regulating the gut bacteria to improve anxiety were reviewed  The ones that used probiotics weren’t as successful as… Read More »

Antibiotic Alternative? A Virus to Fight Bacteria

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Viruses and bacteria are the culprits behind the infectious diseases that plague humans. Researchers recently turned one against the other, using viruses to wipe out a potentially life-threatening bacterium in a 15-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis. This old-time approach to battling bacterial infections… Read More »