Keyword: Human Microbiome Project
Researchers have recently demonstrated a mechanism by which two important strains of bacteria found in the human gut play a role in boosting the effectiveness of a routinely administered anticancer drug.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers have found that two types of bacteria present in the gut are significantly elevated in patients with MS. The findings may change how clinicians diagnose and potentially treat the disease.
The U.S. government has launched a new public-private microbiome research fund as it looks to build up the development of bacteria-based meds and other new tech.