Global travellers vulnerable to drug-resistant bacteria – study

International travellers are particularly vulnerable to virulent strains of drug-resistant bacteria – often picking up several different types during a trip through spending time in the company of other tourists, a new study reveals. The global spread of intestinal multidrug … Read more

Metabolic mutations help bacteria resist drug treatment

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Bacteria have many ways to evade the antibiotics that we use against them. Each year, at least 2.8 million people in the United States develop an antibiotic-resistant infection, and more than 35,000 people die from such infections, … Read more

Stopping intestinal bacteria in their tracks

The intestine harbors the largest number of immune cells in our body. Since the intestine is constantly exposed to various antigens like bacteria and food, appropriate induction of gut immune cells plays a pivotal role in gut homeostasis. A POSTECH … Read more

Artificial Intelligence to map our intestinal bacteria — ScienceDaily

Both past and present-day scientists have suspected the intestines of playing a role in various diseases. Present-day studies focus on the intestinal flora’s role in physical diseases such as diabetes and overweight, while others seek to establish a connection between … Read more