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How gut microbes influence immune response to SARS-CoV-2

An article published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition journal provides an overview of the role of gut microbiota in shaping the host immune response to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Study: Gut microbiome and anti-viral…

Gut microbiome plays a role in Alzheimer’s

In a recent review published in the journal Pharmacological Research, researchers in Brazil investigated the role of gut microbiota in cognition, brain function, behavior, and neurodegenerative disease pathogenesis. Study: Relevance of gutmicrobiota in cognition, behaviour and Alzheimer’s disease. Image Credit: nobeastsofierce /…

Fermented dairy products can improve gut mucosal immunity

In a recent study published in the journal Immunology Letters, researchers assessed the role of fermented dairy products and dairy starters in modulating gut mucosal immunity. The gut microbiota significantly influences the modulation of mucosal immunity and the role of…

COVID-19 and the gut

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has infected over 625 million to date and caused over 6.5 million deaths. Although COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory disease, it…

Scientists develop a model human gut microbiome

A team of US-based scientists has developed a novel bacterial community comprising 119 microbial species naturally found in the human body. The study is published in the journal Cell.  Study: Design, construction, and in vivo augmentation of a complex gut…

The role of nasal microbiome in Parkinson’s disease

Billions of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, and archaea, are present in the human nose, which collectively form the nasal microbiome. Several studies have indicated that the nasal microbiome is an important factor for personal and global health. In fact, considerable…