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We know quite well the sort of effects changes in gut bacteria can have on digestion, and scientists have been exploring ways it may impact weight, depression, and other organs. Here’s another for the list: the sort of bacteria we cultivate may increase or decrease our risk of developing kidney stones. With the weather warming […]

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Study after study is pushing what we know about probiotics, AKA the good bacteria in your gut, on your skin, and elsewhere further into miracle treatment territory. Cultivating good bacteria may help with depression, diseases of other parts of the body like the heart, and may be an effective, side-effect free treatment of eczema, among […]

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New research is rolling through clinical trials as one particular healthy skin bacteria, Roseomonas mucosa, shows success at reducing symptoms of eczema (AKA atopic dermatitis). In models and then humans who had R. Mucosa transferred to their skin from people with healthy skin, eczema sufferers found they had milder symptoms, required less steroids, and had less […]

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As the temperatures rise, so does growth of Salmonella, E. coli, and other bacteria that cause food poisoning. While contamination can happen in your own kitchen, it’s not likely to if you follow safe-food prep practices like thoroughly rinsing produce, cleaning a wide area up after handling raw meat, and cooking food to, and keeping […]

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Gut bacteria have been revealed to be central to our health. The health and composition of our gut bacteria is woven tightly into our weight, our mental state, our impulses, our heart, and more. There are lots of known ways to help or hurt them, and here’s one more for the list: drugs other than […]

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