Researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen and the Maastricht University Medical Center have discovered how commonly used drugs affect the composition and metabolic activity of the gut microbiome, which in turn may increase the risk of certain disorders.
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Research presented at IDWeek has discovered that users of the social networking app, Grindr, took more risks and had more partners but were more likely to use, or be open to using, PrEP compared with those who didn’t use the app.
Research has suggested that prophylactic antibiotics are overprescribed before dental visits, and that taking them could actually increase the likelihood of adverse effects.
New research has suggested that an inherited genetic trait appears to protect some individuals against MRSA infections.
The results of a new study suggest that – compared with the general population – Ebola survivors may be at a significantly increased risk of death, particularly during the first year following hospital discharge.
In this interview we speak to Michael Bachman (University of Michigan MI, USA) about his research on the factors involved in Klebsiella colonization and infection, and whether these could be used to stratify high-risk patients in the future.
New research has discovered a link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, suggesting it aids the immune system.
Intestinal bacteria, Akkermansia muciniphila, could limit the increase of cardiovascular risk factors according to findings from the first in-human study.
Recent research has suggested that swimming in the ocean may alter the skin microbiome composition and lead to increased vulnerability of infection.
Long durations of antibiotic use in middle- and late-adulthood have been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular events in new research studying over 36,000 women.