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Tag: Microbiome

X10 Microbiome
On this episode of X10, we talk about the how the gut microbiome is connected with aging and the role of gut bacteria in the immune response. Script You've probably heard about the gut microbiome, the community of countless microbes living in your intestines, as it's been a hot topic for several years. There's regular...
Intestinal bacteria
We have talked about the aging of the microbiome, the collective bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses that live on and inside our bodies, many times over the last few years. There has been increasing interest in the influence of this microbial community, especially those living in the gut, in the context of aging and disease....
Intestinal bacteria
In recent years, there has been evidence that the gut microbiota plays an important role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. Certainly, there is evidence that there is a bacterial element in some cases of Alzheimer's disease, and a new study further reinforces this link. The Gut MicrobiomeThe gut microbiome is a complex and ever-changing...
Journal Club Michael Lustgarten
On Saturday, May 2nd at noon EDT, on our Facebook page. the Journal Club returns and is mixing things up to keep those of you stuck at home entertained. We are going to be kicking things up a notch this time around by bringing you an exciting presentation about biomarkers by Dr. Michael Lustgarten from...
Fatty bacon
A new study published recently in BMC Microbiology shows that both aging and dietary fat intake both can change the delicate balance of bacteria in the gut for the worse. The gut microbiome The microbiome describes the varied community of bacteria, archaea, eukarya, and viruses that inhabit our gut. The four bacterial phyla of Firmicutes,...
Ordinary mouse
Researchers have transferred bacteria from the guts of long-lived people to those of mice, and the results have some interesting implications for healthy aging and show why maintaining a good microbial balance in the gut is one of the keys of staying healthy as we age. The gut microbiome The gut microbiome is comprised of...