Scientists grow miniature human stomachs from stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 30th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Miniature stomachs, gastric organoids, will help in study of ulcers and could be used in future to repair patients' stomachs.

Extreme Diets Can Quickly Alter Gut Bacteria

Posted in Medicine on 13th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

The study takes a first step toward pinpointing how these gut microbes, collectively called the gut microbiome, might be used to keep us healthy.

Stomach 'clock' tells us how much to eat

Posted in Medicine on 7th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

"These nerves are responsible for letting the brain know how much food we have eaten and when to stop eating".