Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exploring shifts in the human gut microbiome due to COVID-19

COVID-19, caused by an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020. While some people developed severe illness and required medical care, many people ...


Wastewater study discovers virtue and vice in community diet

Research conducted by scientists at Arizona State University reveals the power of wastewater-based epidemiology to assess the dietary behavior of discrete populations—even neighborhood St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The ...

Oncology & Cancer

Swapping meat for 'mycoprotein' may protect against bowel cancer

Researchers from Northumbria University have found that swapping red and processed meat for Quorn's "mycoprotein," a fungi-based meat alternative, leads to a significant reduction in intestinal genotoxins—which can cause ...

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