Picking habits-Gene editing

I had been sitting on that bus for a bit too long now. My destination finally arrived and I got off the bus. Surprisingly the bus didn’t quite get off my mind. I could still hear the loud chatter of a family sitting behind my seat. They were talking in a dialect new to me, […]

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Breast and human milk microbiome

Breastfeeding is a natural instinct of motherhood and breast milk is considered as the gold standard for providing young infants with the nutrition they need for healthy growth and development. It has been long recognized as important course associated with the mother and child care.  Breastfeeding is known to reduce the incidence of diabetes and breast and ovarian cancer […]

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Microbiome in the human ‘Cervicovagina’

Vagina is generally denigrated organ that is meant for only a channel for sperm entry, vaginal discharge during menstruation, and delivering babies. However, now studies indicate that this organ greatly affects the health of future generations as long-term features of a fetus are programmed in the womb itself. During a woman’s lifespan, the microbiome undergoes […]

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