Experts say that while there’s promising research on the benefits of probiotics, these claims go far beyond what the evidence can prove yet.
A new study finds that proposal to create a “microbial Noah’s ark” to protect the long-term health of humanity is feasible and should move forward into a pilot project phase, that would
A consortium that includes many of San Diego’s top medical and scientific research institutes has launched a large-scale COVID-19 screening effort to better understand the spread and prevalence of the virus in
UC San Diego announced Thursday a $350,000 donation from Jean and Gary Shekhter, which will help fund San Diego Epidemiology and Research for COVID-19 Health, a collaborative research study aimed
UC San Diego donors Jean and Gary Shekhter are leading support for a collaborative COVID-19 screening effort by key research institutions in the region
A new understanding of the way microbial populations shift with cancer could open a completely new therapeutic avenue. According to the researchers, one advantage of cancer detection based on microbial DNA,
STOMACH bloating and its associated symptoms are a perennial source of grief for many people. A recent study suggests a certain type of algae, when taken in supplement form, can
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego have been applying their high-performance computing expertise by porting the popular UniFrac microbiome tool to
To better understand early signs of coronavirus and the virus’ spread, physicians around the country and data scientists at UC San Diego are working together to use a wearable device
The Microsetta Initiative, a crowdsourced research effort based at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has expanded its capabilities to now allow citizen-scientists around the world to
From a simple blood draw, microbial DNA may reveal who has cancer and which type, even at early stages, opening up new avenues of treatment for cancer patients.
ScienceBlog reports that oral microbiome diversity correlates to good oral and overall health, and reminds readers to floss and visit the dentist regularly, featuring Rob Knight, PhD