Over 6000 Antibiotic Resistance Genes Discovered In The Gut Bacteria

A European study unveils the diversity of antibiotic resistance genes present in bacteria in the gut bacteria. Teams from Beaujon and Bichat Claude-Bernard AP-HP hospitals, INRA (MetaGenoPolis), Institut Pasteur, Inserm, Paris Diderot, and Paris-Saclay universities have developed a new bioinformatics…
Artificial Sweeteners Might Damage Human Microbiota

The consumption of artificial sweeteners was first encouraged as part of the fight against obesity. But the idea is now controversial, as well as the effects that these substances could have on our health. Researchers now claim that artificial sweeteners…
Gut Bacteria Can Produce Electricity, According To New Research

A new research study points out that certain types of gut bacteria that are widely eaten or are already in people’s intestines can produce electricity. Even though “electrogenic” or electricity generators are not something new, until now researchers did not…
Gut Bacteria May Cause Obesity

The microbiome or gut bacteria seem to be an important factor determining whether an individual can become overweight or obese. The new research that concluded that gut bacteria may cause obesity provides more details how this process occurs. Previous studies have revealed…