public access



Irritable bowel syndrome: role of Brachyspira revealed

The presence of Brachyspira in the colonic mucosa of some patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome–now demonstrated for the first time–may be associated with certain symptoms of the disease, such as diarrhea.   The incidence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) increases following ga...

How does Covid-19 affect the gut microbiota?

Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) is the key receptor for SARS CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic. Its expression on the luminal surface of the gut has led researchers to investigate its exact role, as well as the impact of Covid-19 on the gut microbiota and gut epithelium. ...

The Janus face of Antibiotics: Life Savers and Microbiota Disruptors

From 18 to 24 November, the WHO will be running World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW). WAAW reminds us that although antibiotics were one of the major therapeutic advances of the 20th century, they can also have an adverse impact on the various microbiota and cause antibiotic resistance1.  ...
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. >




Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are correlated with an imbalance in the microbiota.

Infectious diarrhea

The intestinal equilibrium is significantly affected in cases of infectious diarrhea. Studying the microbial ecosystem over the course of the infection has resulted in notable progress in the treatment of this disorder.
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. >