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The bees’ intestinal microbiome provides clues about their health

Bees are a very versatile and critical group of pollinators. There is evidence that beneficial and harmful microbiota can be regularly transmitted within and between species. Metagenomic analyzes provide extensive insights into an organism’s microbiome, diet and viral load, but remain largely unapplied in wild bees. In a new study, researchers from York University presented …

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UCC intestinal bacterial study can help identify high-risk patients with Covid-19

UCC intestinal bacterial study can help identify high-risk patients with Covid-19

A new research study in Cork may be the key to identifying patients at high risk for Covid-19. The study, conducted by APC Microbiome Ireland at University College Cork (UCC), shows that inflammatory reactions and metabolic dysfunction are excessive in patients with a specific type of microbiota – the microorganisms that live inside a person. …

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