Fecal microbiota transplantation: The power of poop

October 28, 2018 0

Access Full Text ABSTRACT Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), a procedure involving the transfer of stool from healthy donors to patients, has demonstrated success in re-establishing gut microbiota homeostasis and facilitating the recovery of metabolic and […]

Adverse childhood experiences: A public health challenge

August 1, 2018 0

Access Full Text INTRODUCTION The life-course approach to health and the critical period model of disease causation posit that adult health is shaped by experiences in early life, specifically during critical developmental periods.1 Adverse Childhood […]

Biohacking: The next scientific revolution?

August 1, 2018 0

The biohacking movement was catapulted into mainstream attention when AIDS patient Tristan Roberts livestreamed a self-injection with an untested gene therapy vector.1 Biohacking, also known as Do-It-Yourself Biology, is the technological manipulation of biological systems […]

AMPK regulates extravillous trophoblast invasion

August 1, 2018 0

The placenta is involved in the transport and exchange of gases, nutrients, and waste products at the mother-fetus interface. During the early stages of pregnancy, trophoblasts, the primary stem cell lineage in the placenta, play […]

Congenital insensitivity to pain

August 1, 2018 0

Introduction Pain is an essential sensation that has developed in complex organisms as an evolutionary mechanism to signal impending danger. Without pain, day-to-day functions become incredibly compromised. Pain is responsible for triggering the adoption of […]

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