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Viral feeding: New study reveals microbes feed by consuming viruses

John B. DeLong, James L. Fan, Zina El Amily, Irina V. Agharkova, and David D. Dunigan, “Virus consumption restores energy to food chains,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, December 27, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.221500012 aThrough various peaks of the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses have been known to be devastating to public health systems and human lives. […]

Viral feeding: New study reveals microbes feed by consuming viruses

John B. DeLong, James L. Fan, Zina El Amily, Irina V. Agharkova, and David D. Dunigan, “Virus consumption restores energy to food chains,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, December 27, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.221500012 aThrough various peaks of the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses have been known to be devastating to public health systems and human lives. […]

Tibetan Monks Have Different Gut Microbes, Here’s Why

Study shows gut microbes in Tibetan Buddhist monks differ substantially from their secular neighbors A small comparative study published in the open-access journal General Psychiatry shows that Tibetan monks have different gut microbes than their secular neighbors. In fact, their altered gut microbes actually protect the monks from physical and mental health issues, such as […]

Meditation may alter gut microbes, study of Tibetan monks suggests

Regular deep meditation practiced for several years appears to regulate the gut microbiome and improve health, the researchers said. Photo by Karin Henseler/Pixabay Meditation can help a person’s gut health – but it takes a lot of meditation for a long time. Tibetan Buddhist monks appear to have gut microbes that differ substantially from others […]

Deep Meditation Transforms Gut Microbes for Optimal Health • Earth.com

An ever-growing body of evidence supports the importance of the gut-brain axis in connecting emotional and cognitive centers in the brain to the enteric nervous system that regulates the function of the gastrointestinal tract. Recent advances in research have suggested that there is communication between the gut microbes and the gut-brain axis, and vice versa, […]

Deep meditation can alter gut microbes for better health

Overview: Meditating regularly helps regulate the gut microbiome and has the potential to reduce anxiety, depression and heart disease, a new study reports. Source: BMJ Regular deep meditation, practiced over several years, can help regulate the gut microbiome and potentially reduce the risks of physical and mental health problems, finds a small comparative study published […]

In Tibetan monk study, suggests that meditation can alter gut microbes

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (health day) TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Meditation can help a person’s gut health — but it takes a lot of meditation for a long time. Tibetan Buddhist monks appear to have gut microbes that differ substantially from others living near them, reports a new study. These differences […]

Deep meditation can alter gut microbes for better health

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Regular deep meditation, practiced over several years, can help regulate the gut microbiome and potentially reduce the risks of physical and mental health problems, finds a small comparative study published in the open access journal General Psychiatry. The gut microbes found in a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks differed significantly from […]

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