A look back at some of uBiome’s most popular 2016 posts. Happy New Year! As we look toward 2017, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of our most favorited posts from 2016. We covered a lot of ground and, we hope, provided a few chuckles along the way. Here’s your […]
Happy Wednesday everyone! Here’s a quick roundup of wonderful words about our bacterial friends. Click the bold text to read more: The head of Google Ventures showcases 8 emerging technologies that could revolutionize the life sciences. Next-Generation Antibiotics and Understanding The Microbiome both made the list. Putting foreign objects into your body tends to have an impact. But […]
Happy Tuesday everyone! Here’s a quick roundup of marvelous microbial pieces we’ve been reading lately: Have you ever wondered what the mechanism behind the success of the Paleo diet might be? Especially compared to a high-carbohydrate diet? Check out this article in the journal Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity. Every time you breathe in, you inhale thousands of microbes. But […]
Happy Friday! Here’s a quick roundup of fun and fantastic things we’ve been reading this week. Enjoy! Beyond Probiotics: Can You “Hack” Your Microbiome? An excellent piece by LifeHacker. Is Most of Our DNA Garbage? Provocative essay in the New York Times. Precision Medicine: The Future or Simply Politics? JAMA takes on the President of the United […]
Happy Tuesday, and welcome to our regular roundup of microbiome readings. Enjoy! – We start with some good fun for the day: help cure cancer while playing a citizen science game! Reverse the Odds. – An incredible study just came out in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Nine teenagers with Crohn’s Disease were given fecal microbial transplants from […]
Welcome to another episode of marvelous microbiome mentions we’ve been reading lately. Enjoy! – This has to be the cutest thing ever. Giant Microbes! A toy company in the UK makes stuffed microbes at over a million times their actual size. Come on now, who wants a cuddly little Norovirus? Or a plush Flesh Eating […]
Here are a few not-to-be-missed snippets of what we at uBiome are reading this week. Enjoy! – The Huffington Post published an infographic explaining some of the physical and mental health conditions that have been connected to gut flora imbalances. The list includes depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, autism, obesity, diabetes, Crohn’s disease, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and […]
Here’s a peek under the hood at what some of us uBiome folks are reading this week. Enjoy! – What’s in my microbiome? by Richard Sprague. This is a fantastic look at a first-time uBiome member’s experience having his test done. He has also written extensively on his blog about analyzing data from all his tests, and has put […]
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