New Research: The gut microbiome and Covid-19

New Research: The gut microbiome and Covid-19

A recent study published in the Gut Journal has formally linked the gut microbiome – the trillions of microbes that live in the gut – to the severity of Covid-19 and the immune system’s ability to respond to the virus. Added to that, imbalances in the microbiome may...
Do you take care of yourself? – Carol Aplin

Do you take care of yourself? – Carol Aplin

If I asked you: ‘do you take care of yourself?’ the chances are you’d reply in the affirmative. You might even look perplexed and reply with a ‘what you on about? Of course I take care of myself.’ But then if I were to dig a little deeper and ask you ‘okay – how? In...
What to tell your kids about microbes

What to tell your kids about microbes

We know, coronavirus is scary. It’s an invisible enemy that we are all fighting together. We never know if a surface, a door handle or someone’s hand has a virus on it or not. All precautions should be taken. Washing hands, maintaining a safe distance from...