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Scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus

More than 120 leading scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus amid ‘compelling evidence’ healthier diets could protect millions of Britons The academics say there is a growing body of ‘convincing research’  An unhealthy gut is often linked with inflammation and lower immunity  The experts urged ministers to look into… Read More »

Bacteriophages may play a role in childhood stunting… and be able to help treat it

New research spearheaded by McGill University has discovered that bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) found in the intestinal tracts of children may play a role in childhood stunting, a significant impediment to growth that affects 22% of children under the age of five around the world. The study, published today in Cell Host & Microbe,… Read More »