News tagged with bacterial communities

In the gut, immunity is a two-way street

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that many diseases are triggered or maintained by changes in bacterial communities in the gut. However, the general view up into now has been rather simple: bacteria stimulate ...

Jul 10, 2014
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Unlocking secrets of breast tissue

A unique population of microbes in the female breast may lay the groundwork for understanding how this bacterial community contributes to health and disease, according to a new study out of Western University (London, Canada). ...

Apr 08, 2014
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Study may lead to new strategies against sepsis

Scientists at the Center for Translational Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine are inching closer to solving a long-standing mystery in sepsis, a complex and often life-threatening condition that affects ...

Jan 25, 2013
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