Gut bugs: a study of older people found that those who had less diverse diets tended to have less diverse populations of bacteria in their gut, and this was also linked with poorer health

Diversity is the spice of life. And it seems the same goes for your gut bugs – as we get on in years, at least. That’s the finding of the Eldermet stu(...)

The Government is investing €36 million in research at a centre in Cork that will support more than 100 jobs. The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, whic(...)

Faecal transplant. Yes, it means what it says. It involves taking faeces (let’s be blunt, poo) from a healthy person and transplanting it into (...)