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Many Non-Antibiotic Drugs Affect Gut Bacteria

Antibiotics are known to influence the growth of bacteria in the human body. But new research led by a team at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Germany suggests that more than 200 non-antibiotic medicines with human-cell targets, from...

Cancer hijacks the microbiome to glut itself on glucose

Cancer needs energy to drive its growth out of control. It is obtained in the form of glucose, in fact, it consumes so much glucose that a method of diagnostic imaging (PET) is based on finding areas of extreme glucose consumption: And where there is consumption,...