January 1, 2016

Happy New Year to you all. We’ll start the year off with a nice graph made by Jonathan Eisen, showing how the microbiome literature has been growing in the past 10 years:

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It’s hard to keep up sometimes with all those new papers, but I will do my best for you all in the new year. The year is not even one day old, and already 154 papers were published in 2016, so it’s going to be a very busy year! Here is a plot I made on the papers published since 2000 to illustrate.

Microbiome Pubmed 2015

Today’s digest features the microbiomes from different Mongolian and Indian tribes.

Pregnancy and birth

Safety, growth, and support to healthy gut microbiota by an infant formula enriched with functional compounds – Elisa Civardi – Clinical Nutrition

Human respiratory microbiome

Alteration in Bacterial Culture After Treatment With Topical Mupirocin for Recalcitrant Chronic Rhinosinusitis – Tara F. Carr – JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Human gut microbiome

Gut bacterial diversity of the tribes of India and comparison with the worldwide data – Madhusmita Dehingia – Scientific Reports

Faecal microbiome in new-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis – M. V. Tejesvi – European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases

No good direct linkLost in Translation: The Gut Microbiota in Psychiatric Illness – Rebecca Anglin – Canadian Journal of Psychiatry

Water microbiome

Cable Bacteria Control Iron-Phosphorus Dynamics in Sediments of a Coastal Hypoxic Basin – Fatimah Sulu-Gambari- Environmental Science & Technology

Microbes in the news

The U.S. Army wants you—to eat MREs for 3 weeks, conducting a study on how ”Meals, ready-to-eat” affect gut health – Kristin Toussaint- Boston

Microbiomania and Fecal Transplants – Jonathan Eisen – The Tree Of Life

Are Antibiotics Safe for Children: 4 Risks of Antibiotic Overuse – Chelsea Clark – Mother Earth News

Clearing Gut Infections – A look at how phage therapy differs from antibiotic treatment – Jyoti Madhusoodanan – The Scientist

Woods Hole Scientist Amy Apprill Featured In Science Magazine Video Series – Andrea F. Carter – CapeNews

Exercising early changes gut microbes for the better – Tim Sandle – Digital Journal

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