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Vaping and smoking: do they have the same impact on the microbiota?

According to an American study, contrary to smokers, electronic cigarette users have a similar bacterial profile to that of non-smokers, in the intestines, mouth and saliva.   Presented as an alternative to smoking, and especially as a means to stop smoking, e-cigarettes are increasingly ...

Tell me how much Lactobacillus you have in your saliva, and I’ll tell you how likely you are to gain weight!

Low levels of Lactobacillus in the oral microbiota may predict weight gain over time.   According to recent studies, the composition of the intestinal microbiota, particularly the amount of bacteria from the genus Lactobacillus, may play a role in weight management. Danish researchers set...

80 million bacteria exchanged with a kiss!

The more you kiss your partner, the more you share bacteria, according to a Dutch study.   Researchers have long been fascinated by the act of kissing. Humans are the only mammals on the planet to “French kiss.” Is it an indication of compatibility between two people? An immunization fact...
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