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How gut microbiota control feelings of fullness after eating

A recent study published in the journal Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism discusses recent findings linking satiety to the gut microbiome. Study: Influence of the gut microbiota on satiety signaling. Image Credit: FOTOKITA / The microbiome and metabolism A growing body…

CDC Warns Of Drug-Resistant, Bloody Diarrhea-Causing Bacteria

There has been an extensive increase in the drug-resistant Shigella bacteria responsible for watery and possibly bloody diarrhea, according to the latest data.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory Friday warning the public…

How the human gut microbiota is shaped by diet

The human gut microbiota yields about 100 trillion microorganisms, involving bacteria, viruses, yeasts, and parasites. At birth, the human gut is mostly sterile and gets colonized by its mother’s microbiome. The type of delivery, cesarean or vaginal, plays an essential…