Writing Exercise #3

Three behaviors that could impact gut microbiome could be: Diet: changing diet to increase healthy microbes in the gut has no negative effects, unless it conflicts with another eating restriction (i.e. eating yogurt helps increase beneficial microflora, but someone who is lactose intolerant or vegan cannot eat yogurt). Medication use: Antibiotics decrease gut microflora, but… Continue reading Writing Exercise #3

Writing Exercise #2

Due to the relatively high-risk nature of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 35, 39, 51 and 59, effort should be focused on creating treatment for those. The HPV vaccine that is currently distributed in the USA immunizes against HPV types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58 (CDC). This vaccine is useful… Continue reading Writing Exercise #2

Writing Exercise #1

A few diseases that I know that are impacted by microbes are: some forms of cancer, asthma, and bowel disease. These diseases are not directly caused by our microbiome, but they are impacted by it.

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