Gut Bacteria

The importance of gut bacteria to our health

The gut microbiota refers to the vast numbers of bacteria and other organisms, such as viruses and fungi, that reside within our gastrointestinal tract. Changes in the microbiota is associated with allergies, metabolic disorders, and even autism...

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Ageing

Can we slow the process of ageing?

The cells of the body become damaged as we age, increasing susceptibility to certain diseases. With life expectancy more than doubling in the past century, these diseases are increasingly common leading to a poor quality of life for the elderly. Can...

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