News tagged with fecal bacteria

Why count stools in the human microbiome?

Last week, a not-yet-accepted-for-publication paper challenged the long-held view that bacterial cells outnumber human cells in a body 10 to 1. As "rewriting the textbooks" fueled media attention, I took a look, because I ...

Jan 18, 2016
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An apple a day could keep obesity away

Scientists at Washington State University have concluded that nondigestible compounds in apples – specifically, Granny Smith apples – may help prevent disorders associated with obesity. The study, thought to be the first ...

Sep 29, 2014
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