In the Journals

High-fat diet linked to unfavorable gut microbiota changes

February 19, 2019
Eating a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates can lead to changes in the gut at the microbiome level that could lead to the development of…
In the Journals

Lupus nephritis linked to severe gut microbiome imbalances

February 19, 2019
Patients with lupus demonstrate characteristic gut microbiome dysbiosis patterns, which appear to directly correspond to disease activity, according…
In the Journals

Small intestine bacterial overgrowth prevalence drastically higher in patients with IBD

February 15, 2019
There is a ninefold increase in the prevalence of small intestine bacterial overgrowth among patients with inflammatory bowel disease compared with…
Meeting News

GEM: Family history, microbiome, permeability can stratify high-risk IBD

February 9, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Looking at people with at least one first-degree relative with Crohn’s allowed researchers to further stratify risk among an…

EASL launches MICROB-PREDICT international microbiome research project

February 6, 2019
EASL announced the formation and official launch of MICROB-PREDICT, a project designed to research the human microbiome for clinical research and…
In the Journals

More than 100 new microbiome bacterial strains identified

February 6, 2019
Researchers have identified and isolated more than 100 new bacterial species present in the gut microbiome in an analysis of fecal samples taken from…
In the Journals

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

February 5, 2019
Specific bacterial strains that reside in the gut can produce compounds that interact with the brain causing mental health issues, such as…
In the Journals

Review outlines future of microbiome research

January 30, 2019
The gut microbiome has become an important area of study in gastroenterology and beyond over the course of the last few decades. Research has shed…

Collaboration to study microbiome’s effect on IBD, reproductive health extended

January 26, 2019
Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet have agreed to a 5-year extension on a collaboration that is exploring the potential of the…

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to study link between microbiome, colorectal cancer

January 25, 2019
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has received up to $25 million to begin a project that will aim to discover how certain microbes inside a…