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Fecal microbe transplants help cancer patients respond to immunotherapy and shrink tumors

Fecal microbe transplants help cancer patients respond to immunotherapy and shrink tumors

by Diwakar Davar,The ConversationCancer patients who responded well to immunotherapy donated stool samples. Their stool was processed to yield material for a fecal microbe transplant. Credit: Di

Fecal microbe transplants help cancer patients respond to immunotherapy and shrink tumors

by Diwakar Davar,The ConversationCancer patients who responded well to immunotherapy donated stool samples. Their stool was processed to yield material for a fecal microbe transplant. Credit: Di
Dual-action antibiotic found that kills C. difficile, preventing reinfections

Dual-action antibiotic found that kills C. difficile, preventing reinfections

by Bob Yirka , Medical XpressC. difficile spore (gold) emerging from a bacterium (turquoise). Credit: Jeshina Janardhanan and Yuanyuan QianA team of biochemists at the University of Notre Dame has fou

Dual-action antibiotic found that kills C. difficile, preventing reinfections

by Bob Yirka , Medical XpressC. difficile spore (gold) emerging from a bacterium (turquoise). Credit: Jeshina Janardhanan and Yuanyuan QianA team of biochemists at the University of Notre Dame has fou
Microbial link between Western-style diet and incidence of colorectal cancer uncovered

Microbial link between Western-style diet and incidence of colorectal cancer uncovered

by Brigham and Women's HospitalCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainNew research, published inGastroenterology, builds the case that a Western-style diet—rich in red and processed meat, su

Microbial link between Western-style diet and incidence of colorectal cancer uncovered

by Brigham and Women's HospitalCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainNew research, published inGastroenterology, builds the case that a Western-style diet—rich in red and processed meat, su
Repeated psychological stress is linked with irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

Repeated psychological stress is linked with irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

by Tokyo University of ScienceThe study found that emotionally-stressed (ES) mice exhibited diarrhea-like symptoms and visceral hyperalgesia without histological changes in the intestinal tract,

Repeated psychological stress is linked with irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms

by Tokyo University of ScienceThe study found that emotionally-stressed (ES) mice exhibited diarrhea-like symptoms and visceral hyperalgesia without histological changes in the intestinal tract,
Cause of inflammatory bowel disease discovered

Cause of inflammatory bowel disease discovered

by Technical University MunichDr. Monica Yabal, research group leader at the Institute of Molecular Immunology (front), and her team have discovered how inflammatory bowel disease leads to a chai

Cause of inflammatory bowel disease discovered

by Technical University MunichDr. Monica Yabal, research group leader at the Institute of Molecular Immunology (front), and her team have discovered how inflammatory bowel disease leads to a chai
Probiotic bacteria found in fermented foods might help dispel bad breath

Probiotic bacteria found in fermented foods might help dispel bad breath

by British Medical JournalCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainProbiotic bacteria usually found in fermented foods, such as yogurt, sourdough bread, and miso soup, might help dispel the embarrassment

Probiotic bacteria found in fermented foods might help dispel bad breath

by British Medical JournalCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainProbiotic bacteria usually found in fermented foods, such as yogurt, sourdough bread, and miso soup, might help dispel the embarrassment
Fecal transplant discovery could improve care for dangerous infections

Fecal transplant discovery could improve care for dangerous infections

by University of VirginiaCredit: CC0 Public DomainNew research from theUniversity of Virginia School of Medicinesheds light on why a fecal transplant can benefit patients with dangero

Fecal transplant discovery could improve care for dangerous infections

by University of VirginiaCredit: CC0 Public DomainNew research from theUniversity of Virginia School of Medicinesheds light on why a fecal transplant can benefit patients with dangero
Interleukin-11 found to ameliorate acute colitis in mice

Interleukin-11 found to ameliorate acute colitis in mice

by Toho UniversityIn an undamaged large intestine, IL-11-producing cells (Yellow) are not seen. However, in the damaged area, IL-11-producing fibroblasts appear. Credit: Takashi NishinaInterleukin (IL

Interleukin-11 found to ameliorate acute colitis in mice

by Toho UniversityIn an undamaged large intestine, IL-11-producing cells (Yellow) are not seen. However, in the damaged area, IL-11-producing fibroblasts appear. Credit: Takashi NishinaInterleukin (IL
Stool samples reveal microbial enzyme driving bowel disease

Stool samples reveal microbial enzyme driving bowel disease

by Nicole Mlynaryk,University of California - San DiegoThe presence of Bacteroides vulgatus led to colitis in the mouse colon (left). However, protease inhibition protected the walls of the colo

Stool samples reveal microbial enzyme driving bowel disease

by Nicole Mlynaryk,University of California - San DiegoThe presence of Bacteroides vulgatus led to colitis in the mouse colon (left). However, protease inhibition protected the walls of the colo
Fecal microbiota transplants: Two reviews explore what's worked, what hasn't, and where we go from here

Fecal microbiota transplants: Two reviews explore what's worked, what hasn't, and where we go from here

by Cell PressCredit: CC0 Public DomainFecal microbiota transplants are the most effective and affordable treatment for recurrent infections with Clostridioides difficile, an opportunistic bacteri

Fecal microbiota transplants: Two reviews explore what's worked, what hasn't, and where we go from here

by Cell PressCredit: CC0 Public DomainFecal microbiota transplants are the most effective and affordable treatment for recurrent infections with Clostridioides difficile, an opportunistic bacteri
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