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Gut microbiome and aging: Physiological and mechanistic insights

The development of human gut microbiota begins as soon as the neonate leaves the protective environment of the uterus (or maybe in-utero) and is exposed to innumerable microorganisms from the mother as well as the surrounding environment. Concurrently, the host...

Microbiome and food allergies

Allergic diseases, such as respiratory, cutaneous, and food allergy, have dramatically increased in prevalence over the last few decades.   Recent research points to a central role of the microbiome, which is highly influenced by multiple environmental and...

Preserving microbial diversity

The journal Science collects a study co signed by Martin J Blaser, considered the father of the Microbiota, that defends the relationship between it and exposure to diseases.   The World War II, there have been dramatic increases in metabolic, immune, and...