Researchers find gut microbes can affect COVID vaccine response

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that the gut microbiome can influence how well people respond to mRNA COVID vaccines. The study, published in the journal npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, suggests ...

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Your microbiome shapes your life, but where did it come from?

The gut microbiome is an ecosystem of hundreds to thousands of microbial species living within the human body. These populations affect our health, fertility, and even our longevity. But how do they get there in the first ...


Even on standardized diet, gut flora change from day to day

Researchers are only beginning to understand how the gut microbiome—the vital community of microorganisms that lives in our intestines—interacts with our bodies and the food we eat. For doctors and scientists, the challenge ...

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