All APC Microbiome Ireland articles

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    Scientists discover links between Alzheimer’s disease and gut microbiota


    Researchers have discovered the link between the gut microbiota and Alzheimer’s disease. For the first time, researchers have found that Alzheimer’s symptoms can be transferred to a healthy young organism via the gut microbiota, confirming its role in the disease. Source: UCC Scientists discover links between Alzheimer’s disease ...

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    Youth binge drinkers show alterations in the gut microbiome, new study finds


    A study of young people found that alterations in the gut microbiome, microorganisms that live in the human digestive system and affect health, are linked with binge drinking in young people.

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    Experts refute theory that humans are colonised by bacteria before birth


    Scientific claims that babies harbour live bacteria while still in the womb are inaccurate, and may have impeded research progress, according to University College Cork (UCC) researchers at APC Microbiome Ireland, a world-leading Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre. 

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    Scientists create computer simulation based on digital microbes


    Researchers at University of Galway associated with APC Microbiome Ireland, a world-leading SFI Research Centre, have created a resource of over 7,000 digital microbes – enabling computer simulations of how drug treatments work and how patients may respond. The resource is a milestone in scientific understanding of human response to ...