13 Apr 2018

The importance of the microbiome

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:21 pm on 13 April 2018
Escherichia coli - one of the many species of bacteria present in the human gut

Photo: Public domain

Science is beginning to better understand the gut and its influence on our overall health.  

We know a well-balanced microbiome maintains good health and contributes to digestion. But what happens when our gut is unbalanced?

And can it be fixed with a fecal transplant?

Professor Mike Berridge from the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research is an expert on our microbiome and joined Jesse for a chat.

 

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