Gut fungal dysbiosis: what role in cirrhosis?

The gut mycobiota is believed to be involved in the development of cirrhosis and its complications, and as such should be considered when making therapeutic choices. A bacteria/fungi ratio could even be used as a predictor for the risk of hospitalization.   As their immune system is weake...

The role of fungal microbiota in asthma

The link between dysbiosis and childhood asthma is created in the early months of life. A study conducted in rural Ecuador paves the way for new means to prevent the disease by stimulating protective bacteria and fungi.   In 2016, an international team that studied Canadian children disco...

Fungal microbiota is transferred from mother to child

The fungal microbiota (mycobiota) is an integral part of the intestinal microbiota. Its establishment in the first months of life has recently been described.   The intestinal mycobiota, which represents 13% of the total volume of the intestinal microbiota, is a relatively unexplored fiel...
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