Mom and baby share ‘good bacteria’ through breast milk

A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Manitoba has found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process. The research, published today in Cell…

Type 2 Diabetes: bacteria as a cause?

Researchers in the blood and tissue samples of type 2 diabetes genes found genetic Material from other bacteria than those without Diabetes. The bacteria were most likely from the intestine, like the scientists in the journal "Nature Metabolism" reports. In the blood, liver and abdominal fat of 40 severely obese…