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microbiome

(mī′krō-bī′ōm′)
n.
1. The complete genetic content of all the microorganisms that typically inhabit a particular environment, especially a site on or in the body, such as the skin or the gastrointestinal tract.
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Torres noted that "if hyper-androgenism drives the microbial composition of the gut, it would be interesting to determine if treatment of PCOS with androgen antagonists or oral contraceptives results in recovery of the gut microbiome and improvement of the PCOS metabolic phenotype.
It has been proposed that the skin microbiome greatly impacts upon human immune functions.
"As a passionate microbiologist with over a decade of experience on decoding microbes in different settings such as soil, water, air and humans, I look forward to applying my knowledge of microbiology in the context of human gut microbiome health.
The microbiome helps control the immune system, and thus how well children fight off infections and whether they develop allergies, as well as regulating the metabolism and even influencing mood.
Diagnostic applications of the microbiome can be divided into two categories: diagnosis of infectious diseases and monitoring of microbial components of noncommunicable chronic diseases.
She elaborated that factors like chemicals, drugs and microbiomes are the leading cause why people now are more obese than people in the past.A
Le Roy cautioned that while the findings in the study were robust, they can't prove that red wine improves the microbiome, only that the two are associated.
Deregulation of the circadian clock associated with poorly regulated sleep, such as altered sleep cycles among shift workers, has become a feature of modern life and may influence the likelihood of developing conditions associated with poor health, with the biological effects being studied at APC Microbiome Ireland.
The researchers found that the more diverse the bacteria in the gut microbiome, the more positive the results of their findings.
Although it would be logical to think that the gut microbiome's health impact would be only in the gastrointestinal system, this may not be the case - studies suggest a connection to conditions as diverse as obesity and allergies through to mental health conditions.
[USA], July 10 (ANI): While previous studies indicated that preterm birth affects an infant's future brain health, a new study has highlighted that kids who are born prematurely and have depicted a growth slower than expected, have a delayed development of their microbiome, or communities of bacteria and other micro-organisms residing in the gut.