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A 10-second kiss transfers 80 million bacteria, study says

A research study from institutes in the Netherlands reports that a couple will share approximately 80 million bacteria during a 10-second kiss!

Study: A 10-second kiss could transfer 80 million bacteria

Amsterdam - According to a new study, kissing for only 10 seconds could transfer up to 80 million bacteria. However gross that might sound, scientists believe that sharing bacteria through kissing helps us stay healthy by boosting the immune system.

Gut bacteria may influence Type 1 diabetes

Gut bacteria in children, with typical diabetes auto-antibodies, differ from those in healthy children. These differences exist before antibodies are detectable in the blood.

How a good diet leads to a healthy gut

According to a leading nutritionist, diet is key for our gastrointestinal health. A good diet can prevent several immune related disorders and ill-health effects.

Gut bacteria linked to Crohn's Disease

A new study has found that the gut microbiomes of patients with Crohn’s disease are markedly different than those of healthy individuals.

Food, bacteria and immunity

Research is starting to show that the food we eat has a huge bearing on the composition of the microbes in the gut, and that these microbes can affect health and immunity.

Gut microorganisms may assist with weight loss

Microorganisms residing in the gut may be responsible for at least part of the fat-shedding effects of gastric bypass surgery, according some controversial research.

Breast milk contains over 700 different bacteria

New research from Spain has examined the range of different bacteria found in breast milk. The study has revealed a larger microbial diversity than originally thought: more than 700 species. This make-up has implications for the developing child.

Study: Intestinal Bacteria May Be Causing Obesity

Recently released results of Scientific research suggests that bacteria in your intestines may be playing an important role in how the body stores foods you eat and how it affects your weight

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