(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study in the US has shown that the type of "good" bacteria that predominate in human stools varies with the diet.
Sep 02, 2011 report
The variety and volume of bacteria in the gut, known as the microbiome, may influence the severity of COVID-19 as well as the magnitude of the immune system response to the infection, suggests research published online in ...
Jan 11, 2021
Cryptosporidium is a leading cause of diarrhea in children under two years of age in low-resource settings and is an important cause of child death and malnutrition, globally speaking. There is no vaccine and current drugs ...
Dec 11, 2020
Although SARS-CoV-2 genetic material may still be detected in respiratory or stool samples for several weeks, no live virus (that can cause infection) was found in any type of sample collected beyond nine days of symptoms ...
Nov 20, 2020
A program that asks patients to mail in stool samples to screen for colon cancer is an effective way to expand screenings to underserved and underinsured communities and offers an alternative to in-person testing during the ...
Sep 08, 2020
Scientists have detected RNA from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in the feces of people with COVID-19. So it stands to reason that the viral RNA could end up in city sewage, where it could be used to monitor prevalence ...
Jun 10, 2020
People are paying hundreds of dollars to have their gut microbes analyzed, hoping the insights will allow them to adjust their diet and improve their health.
Mar 16, 2020
It's a substance most people try not to think about. But it could be a vital tool when it comes to detecting bowel cancer early.
Nov 29, 2019
(HealthDay)—Microplastics have been detected in stool samples of healthy volunteers, according to research published online Sept. 3 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Sep 03, 2019
No one looks forward to a colonoscopy, but it can save your life. So you might be wondering whether a home test is a good alternative.
Aug 09, 2019