Tag: microbes

The Dirtiest Places In Your Home

The Dirtiest Places In Your Home

– [Narrator] Face it, your house is filthy. It’s filled with dead skin cells, dust, and around 200,000 different species of bug, bacteria, and fungus. Now, it’s tempting to assume that most of them live in your toilet. After all it’s where, you know, but here’s the thing, the dirtiest

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

If you’ve got a cold, mucus is hard to miss. But what is it, and what does it do besides making you miserable? Your body produces more than a liter of mucus every day, and all the wet surfaces of your body that are not covered by skin, like your

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

The Mind Gut Connection with Faith Dickerson, PhD, and Emeran Mayer, MD

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a biweekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. The topic for this episode is the mind-gut connection. Is your gut a second brain? Emerging research is showing that our brains and our gastrointestinal systems maybe we’re connected than

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

Having an autoimmune disease, such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, allergies, or certain skin conditions, really is no fun, especially as a child. While you’re supposed to be running around and exploring–maybe making a snowman or water-ballooning someone’s house–you’re stuck in a hospital bed with varying amounts of

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi live on or inside of us, and maintaining a good, balanced relationship with them is to our advantage. Together, they form the gut microbiome, a rich ecosystem that performs a variety of functions in our bodies. The bacteria in our guts can break down

Host/Microbe Biology (HMB) Track – Microbe 2017 – Victor DiRita

Host/Microbe Biology (HMB) Track – Microbe 2017 – Victor DiRita

Hi, I’m Victor DiRita, and I’m leading the HMB track at ASM microbe 2017. HMB is for host/microbe biology, and we cover the full range of both hosts and microbes: this means bacterial and viral pathogens, phages, commensals and complex microbial communities that interact with hosts from nematodes to hibernating

How bacteria can keep your gut healthy: beneficial microbes | WURcast

How bacteria can keep your gut healthy: beneficial microbes | WURcast

Hi there. Welcome to Module 1: The human microbiome. In this clip, I will talk about beneficial microbes. Microbes… It might sound scary to you and something that you associate with, for example, diarrhea or infections. But what if I told you that our entire body is colonized by microbes