Gut bacteria News
According to researchers, a type of dietary fibre called inulin, which is used in health supplements and have certain anti-inflammatory properties, can also promote an allergy-related type of inflammation in the lung and gut. The study found that dietary inulin fiber alters the metabolism of certain gut bacteria, which in turn triggers what scientists call type 2 inflammation in the gut and lungs.
Certain gut bacteria, including one required for a healthy gut microbiome, differ between people who develop HIV infection and those who do not, according to new UCLA-led research. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal eBioMedicine, suggest that the gut microbiome may influence one`s risk of HIV infection.