Tag Archives: Microbiome

Scientists track the arms race in your gut

The balance of bacteria in your gut can make the difference between sickness and health — and now scientists report that different species of bacteria share immunity genes to protect themselves against each other’s toxins and maintain their balance of power. In … Continue reading

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How are gut microbes connected to memory?

AUSTIN, Texas — Can probiotic bacteria play a role in how well your memory works? It’s too early to say for sure, but mouse studies have turned up some clues worth remembering. Preliminary results suggest that giving mice the kinds of … Continue reading

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Naveen Jain’s Viome offers a gut check

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Seattle-area entrepreneur Naveen Jain is ramping up Viome, a wellness monitoring service that’s the first venture brought to life by his BlueDot innovation factory. Viome blends readings from your blood, urine, saliva and stool samples to develop a profile of … Continue reading

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Gates commits $100M to microbiome project

The White House has unveiled more than half a billion dollars’ worth of public and private programs aimed at unraveling the mysteries of microbes – and Seattle’s Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contributing more than $100 million to that … Continue reading

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