microbiome   2012

« earlier    

Immigrants arrive with flourishing gut microbes. Then America’s diet trashes them. - The Washington Post
In the United States, immigrants in the study ate foods richer in sugars, fats and protein. Microbiomes changed within months of moving. “People began to lose their native microbes almost immediately after arriving in the U.S.," Knights said. “The loss of diversity was quite pronounced: Just coming to the USA, just living in the USA, was associated with a loss of about 15 percent of microbiome diversity.”

Obesity rates among many of the study immigrants increased sixfold. Those who became obese also lost an additional 10 percent of their diversity. “And the children of immigrants,” Knights said, “had yet again another 5 to 10 percent loss.”
microbiome  health  obesity  immigration 
3 days ago by craniac
Gut bacteria recover from antibiotics, but they may take six months
After a course of broad-spectrum antibiotics, 12 men were able to recover to a mostly normal microbiome level within six months. Nine species of gut dwellers, though, never reappeared; instead, there were some undesirable species of bacteria that managed to take hold.
science  medicine  antibiotics  microbiome 
14 days ago by emkay

« earlier    

related tags

2018-08-09  aaa  against  allergy  alternative  alzheimer's  ancestry  antibiotic  antibioticresistance  antibiotics  aponoorderlaan  armondo  arstechnica  articles  asd  atopic  autism  autoimmune  bacteria  bank  bdnf  beef  bees  bioinformatics  biology  biome  bipolar  birth  blast  brain  calories  cancer  cdiff  children  chronic  cleanliness  climate  cooking  corals  count  crohns  culebra  cvd  dementia  dental  depression  diabetes  diet  digestive  digestive_systems  disease  diversity  dogs  e._coli  ecosystem  environment  epigenetics  epigenome  fat  fecal  fermentation  fertility  flora  food  foodallergy  gdp-l-fucose-synthase  genentech  genetics  germs  global/intl  green  gut  gutflora  gutmicrobiome  guts  health  healthplan  history  home  hospital  hsk  human  hygiene  hypothesis  ibd  ibs  icecream  ifttt  immigration  immune  immune_system  immunesystem  immunology  infection  inflammation  inherit  io  ivf  jerky  kefir  lang:de  lineage  lowcarb  lyme  mania  meat  medicine  mens'_health  mental  mentalhealth  metagenomics  metformin  micro  microbe  microbes  microbiology  microbiota  microglia  microorganisms  microsoft  mit  multiple-sclerosis  multiple  multiplesclerosis  neurobiology  neurology  neuroscience  ngs  nitrites  nutrition  obesity  omics  panda  paperpile  parkinson  pathogens  pets  philosophy_of_biology  plant-based  pocket  poison  pollution  population  prevention  probiotics  propionate  psychiatry  public  puertorico  quanta_mag  r  reef  relationships  reproducibility  research  review  risk  s.a.d.  schizophrenia  science  sclerosis  seattle  sequencing  service  sex_specific  sick  skin  soka  sperm  startup  stool  stress  study  sugar  supplements  synthetic-biology  system  teeth  test  testing  th17  track_down_references  treg  tutorial  twitterfav  vegan  viome  weight  wellness  western  whole-food 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: