Antibiotics indicating a link between migraines and gut bacteria

[Recent research](http://msystems.asm.org/content/1/5/e00105-16) has found links between the composition of gut bacteria and whether a person suffers from migraines. Since [antibiotics influence gut bacteria](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130109081145.htm), it is possible that th...

By Declan Finney, Stuart Pinder

Improving our knowledge on the host response to multidrug resistant bacteria. A key towards combatting superbugs and developing novel host-directed therapies

Hospital acquired infections, mostly due to multi-drug resistant bacteria or “superbugs” are a growing concern and affects millions of patients every year worldwide. There is an urgent need to find novel treatment to improve the care of the hospitalized patients as bacteria are becoming resistan...

By Gaetan Burgio

Developed microbial communities in biofilm mode: the key for reinstating degraded ecosystems

In conventional scientific approaches, degraded ecosystems (e.g. conventional agroecosystems due to tillage and high doses of chemical inputs) are attempted to be revived mainly through nutrients, organic matter and water management. However, they do not provide a complete answer to the issue of...

By Gamini Seneviratne