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.

Molecular Guardians

Gökhan Hotamisligil is on a mission to help us survive our affluence and its attendant cardiometabolic diseases. His prolific laboratory at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Sabri Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic…

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…

Front Lines - Winter 2018

Top stories from Harvard Chan including health effects of war, evaluating cancer risk, and sniffing out a better tuberculosis vaccine.

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…

Inside your microbiome

In this rebroadcast of a story from March, 2016, we explore the human microbiome, one of the fastest growing areas of science and medical research.