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Our News Highlights
How your microbiome can improve your health
"More than a decade ago, little was known about the myriad of microorganisms that live happily inside and on our bodies. Now researchers believe they could change the future of human health."
Drug Companies and Doctors Battle Over the Future of Fecal Transplants
"Controversy rages over the future of fecal microbiota transplants, or FMT. Human feces are a potential gold mine, for both medical researchers and drug makers."
A User’s Guide to Cheating Death: Germs
“Discover everything from regular soap versus anti-bacterial, the hygiene hypothesis and the rise of auto-immune diseases, and explore both fecal transplants and helminthic therapy.”
Drugs From Bugs: Why Gates, Zuck And Benioff Think The Next Blockbusters Will Come From Inside Your Gut
"By focusing on what’s coming out of patients’ rear ends, a growing body of scientific research has highlighted the crucial role the microbiome plays in human health."
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