Monday, October 23, 2017

There’s a whole world living in your gut

January 16, 2011 by Ange  

The MetaHIT project is undertaking the biggest census of the bugs living inside our guts. The European study has taken samples from 124 subjects; a mixture of healthy, overweight and people suffering with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and identified the genes of the intestinal microbials (mainly bacteria) by DNA stretches.
The results are pretty impressive. They’ve [...]