• Refining Current Human Microbiome Research Practices

    The main goal of human gut microbiome research is to accurately represent the human gut environment, but current practice may be failing without considering stool processing and storage conditions. Many diseases like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), obesity, and diabetes have been associated wit... View Post
  • Common Comorbidities Were Found in the Sickest COVID-19 Patients

    Confirmed to what doctors across the county have observed, a cohort study of 5,700 hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in the state of New York have confirmed that patients with obesity, diabetes, and hypertension (high blood pressure) are more likely to suffer from coronavirus complications. You... View Post
  • Can Probiotics Help Keep You Thin?

    Did you know that the gut microbiome of obese individuals are different from those of lean ones? Several studies have confirmed that bacteria is the cornerstone of modulating energy metabolism and the microbial composition is associated with body weight increase and reduction. For example, microb... View Post