The Microbiome and the Midnight Snack

The microbiome and the midnight snack: How gut microbes influence the body’s clock Poor sleep has long been linked with changes to the metabolism. Disruption of the body’s internal clock can lead to changes in appetite and cravings for unhealthy food, which in turn leads to more serious health problems like obesity, diabetes and heart…

Human Gut Check

Human Gut Check Finds Bacteria Sorted in Ways That May Aid in Treatments By Cecile Vannucci – Apr 20, 2011 12:00 PM CT Scientists have categorized trillions of bacteria that live in the human gut into three types of systems that may one day be used to diagnose and treat colon cancer and inflammatory bowel…