November 11, 2019

We live among bacteria. And bacteria live on and within us. In fact, we rely on bacteria for aid in digestion, keeping our skin healthy and our metabolism functioning. But certain bacteria or too much of certain bacteria can cause us grievous harm. Our family learned that the hard way, …

June 8, 2018

By Angela Kelly Demand for Stool Donors Grows as Benefits of fecal microbiota transplant are recognized June 5, 2018 [MedicalXpress] New research shows that when recruiting stool donors, appealing to a concern for others is the best motivator. Click here to read more about the study. Nancy Oliver & Christian …

May 18, 2018

By Angela Kelly Clostridium Difficile Toxin B Discovery May Lead to Novel Anti-Cancer Drugs May 11, 2018 [ScienceDaily] Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and Harvard University “have discovered how the Clostridium difficile toxin B (TcdB) recognizes the human Frizzled protein, the receptor it uses to invade intestinal cells …