Researchers have evaluated the ability of the oral, gut and skin (palm and forehead) microbiomes in predicting age in adults. […]
A team of researchers have conducted a metatranscriptomic characterisation study of patients with COVID-19 and found specific immune-associated host transcriptional […]
The role the microbiome plays in human health has long been studied, but recent studies have been elucidating that it […]
The catalogue, Human Vaginal Non-Redundant gene catalogue (VIRGO), has been released publicly and can be used to facilitate an in-depth understanding of how the vaginal micro-organisms affect women’s health
A collaborative US and Chinese study has found that the microbial communities present on our skin and in our mouths can predict your age, within a margin of several years. Additionally, they found a loss of key bacterial species in older participants, suggesting a potential anti-aging target.
Laura Cunningham, Product Manager at DNA Genotek spoke at the Festival of Genomics 2020.
In this new age of genomic epidemiology, so-called “Microbe Hunters” are combining whole genome sequencing technology with epidemiological data. This […]
Researchers have revealed the potential usage of cytometric fingerprints of gut microbiota as a diagnostic tool to predict Crohn’s disease […]
The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]
Researchers at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, have explored the role of long-term antibiotic use in early life and risk to […]