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Covid-19: gut microbiota in the dock

The gut microbiota may influence the severity of Covid-19, with a gut imbalance thought to persist even after the virus is eliminated. These results nonetheless remain preliminary and require confirmation.   From the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, some patients have reported digestive s...

Impact of antibiotics on the gut microbiota

A major medical discovery of the 20th century, antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their excessive and often inappropriate use has led to the emergence of multiple forms of antibiotic resistance. This past November, the WHO publicly highlighted the importance of using antibiotics prudently...

Learn how to handle antibiotics with care

From November 18 to 24, the World Health Organization is hosting the World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Hailed as one of the greatest advances of the 20th century, antibiotics have saved millions of lives. But they also have an impact on our microbiota. As an expert on the subject, the Biocodex Microb...
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The human microbiota corresponds to all the microorganisms that have colonized your body and with which you cohabitate: mainly bacteria, but also viruses, fungi, yeast and protozoa. Its composition differs according to the surfaces colonized:  cutaneous microbiota, vaginal microbiota, urinary m...
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