We are the Superorganisms! Part 5: The Genitourinary Flora

Introduction Human bodies are an amazing constitution wherein each part of the body is assigned a specific role to fulfil. On one hand, the upper part is entrusted with brainy and emoji displays, the lower part, on the other hand, is charged with waste elimination and procreation. And lastly, we being the 'super organisms' are … Continue reading We are the Superorganisms! Part 5: The Genitourinary Flora

We are the Superorganisms! Part 4: The Gut Microbiome

Medical News Today All diseases begin in the gut!Hippocrates, The Father of Modern Medicine, 470-360 BC. Overview It is rightly said that 'We are what we eat'. Our overall health is a reflection of our diet. The food we eat is digested and absorbed in our intestines. It is, therefore, important to maintain a healthy … Continue reading We are the Superorganisms! Part 4: The Gut Microbiome

We are the Superorganisms. Part 3: The Oral Microbiome

Poor oral health can result in poor overall health. George Taylor Image source: Google Images Rightly said! The way to a healthy gut and constitution is via mouth. It is, therefore, imperative to maintain a good oral hygiene and, to support a good oral health we must have an insight into our oral environment, the … Continue reading We are the Superorganisms. Part 3: The Oral Microbiome

We are the SUPERORGANISMS! Part 2: Skin Microbiota

http://www.phys.org Skin is the outermost covering of the human body. It acts as an interface between the body and the external environment, thus, forming the first line of defense of our body, protecting it against pathogens and other foreign invaders. Besides, it also regulates the body temperature and enables the sensation of heat, touch and … Continue reading We are the SUPERORGANISMS! Part 2: Skin Microbiota

We Are The SUPERORGANISMS! Part 1: Introduction

Yay Yay Yay!!! Hey hey..wait. This time We are heroes not by our "great deeds" but by our constitution. Confused? Come lets check out!! We, Homo sapiens sapiens, are the superorganisms. We host a variety of many other organisms and share our body and its internal environment with millions and trillions of microbial species. A … Continue reading We Are The SUPERORGANISMS! Part 1: Introduction

Game Of Temperatures: Soaring degrees, Sinking bodies.

        Pheww, the scorching June sun! The sun outside is no less than a blowtorch these days. In fact, the entire nation is bearing the brunt of heat waves. A heat wave is a period of prolonged high surface temperatures of 45ºC and above for more than two days. As per meteorological … Continue reading Game Of Temperatures: Soaring degrees, Sinking bodies.

Aspirin could be a new ray of hope to Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, a type of dementia, that adversely affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It majorly affects elderly of 65 years and above, but there are chances of early onset of the disorder. There are approximately 9.9 million people suffering from the disease, with one new case every 3.2 seconds (source: The … Continue reading Aspirin could be a new ray of hope to Alzheimer’s disease.