Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have reported that the most common origin of bloodstream infections, during a hospital stay, as a consequence of the patient’s own gut.
A study by a team of researchers demonstrates that the commonly known food poisoning pathogen E.coli is integral in promoting health by producing a compound which helps cells absorb iron.
New study finds that the oral rotavirus vaccine response could be influenced by changes in the human microbiota.
Glenn Tillotson gives us an overview of the 14th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, including updates on the microbiome and new therapies.
Changes in both antibiotic concentration and nutrient availability can push populations beyond a tipping point, creating irreversible shifts in community composition to drug-resistance.
Researchers demonstrate for the first time the importance of bacteriophages in the development of multifactorial diseases such as Parkinson’s, a potentially critical factor that has been previously over-looked.
Researchers have demonstrated that microbial signatures could be used to identify individuals involved in crimes such as burglaries, according to research presented at ASM Microbe.
A study presented at ASCO this weekend has suggested that antibiotic use greatly reduces the progression-free survival and overall survival of cancer patients receiving immunotherapy.
Although the microbiome has been implicated in many pathologies, from obesity to Alzheimer’s, in this feature, we take a closer look at the role of the microbiome in infectious diseases. Discover more in our February focus.
Listen to the top stories in infectious diseases this week, including novel CRISPR-based diagnostics, clinical trial in tuberculosis and the latest CDC approvals for the flu vaccine.