Tag Archives: Microbiome

MicrobiomePsych

Recent scientific research is focusing more and more on the microbiome and how it effects human psychology (microbiomepsych).  In addition, single-celled bacteria living inside and outside of us out-number our human cells by as much as 10 to 1.  As a result, the kinds of microbes you have in your gut flora may help explain […]

Adventures in the Science of the Superorganism

The Human Superorganism: It is a fact that a woman was threatened by Protective Services to take the child she conceived and delivered naturally because the results of a maternity test showed that the child she gave birth to was not hers.  In December 2002, twenty-one year old Lydia Kay Fairchild received a phone call from […]

Antibiotics & Your Kid’s Microbiome

Parents are often concerned about their kid’s health needs, and they have a good reason to investigate how antibiotics play a role. A parents first response when their child gets sick may be to run to the doctor and get a prescription. However, they should consider antibiotics long-term effects on a kid’s gut microbiome before filling […]