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microbiome

Could antibiotics up heart disease risk?

Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.

It’s all about the gut

Explore the link between digestive health and chronic disease.

We’re all Pig-Pens

We all trail a personal cloud of bacteria, viruses, fungi, plant particles, chemicals and even microscopic animals.

Patient Story

A good start for baby

Nutrition and exercise classes for new parents help ensure their little ones are born healthy.

Gut bacteria may hold clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

Intestinal colonies differ in those with this condition, bolstering the notion that the disorder isn't a psychological problem.

Probiotics: Just what the doctor ordered

Along with diet changes and medications, probiotics can bring relief from inflammatory bowel disease.

Contact lens wearers may have different eye bacteria

Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection.

Can gut bugs keep you thin?

Researchers learn that these tiny microbes play a larger role in human health than ever before imagined.

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