All articles related to "microbiome":

The future of cancer prevention (part 2)

In this episode, we speak to a scientist who is examining how our microbiome—the collection of trillions of microbes in and on our bodies—can affect the development of colon cancer.

To stop colon cancer, new study looks to the microbiome

January 23, 2019—The burden of colorectal cancer is staggering. In 2018, it was the third-most common diagnosed cancer among both men and women in the U.S., and data indicate that younger adults are increasingly being diagnosed with it.…

Tool developed to help better understand microbiome

Scientists know that the gut microbiome is closely linked to human health, but little has been known about the roles of specific microorganisms. Now researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Broad Institute of MIT…

Thousands of new microbial communities identified in human body

Study sheds light on differences unique to individuals’ microbes For immediate release: September 20, 2017 Boston, MA – A new study of the human microbiome—the trillions of microbial organisms that live on and within our bodies—has analyzed thousands…

Podcast: Inside your microbiome

In our new podcast series, Harvard Chan: This Week in Health, we’ll bring you top health headlines—from wellness tips to important global health trends. You’ll also hear insight from Harvard Chan experts. In this special edition of the podcast we…