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Reservoir bugs: Study shows why stomach pathogen is so tough to eradicate

May 7, 2019

The stomach-dwelling bacteria Helicobacter pylori survives in the stomach — a hellish, churning vat of hydrochloric acid —…
Probiotics no help to young kids with stomach virus

November 29, 2018

Children with stomach viruses increasingly are given probiotics to ease symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. But a major…
Scientists Create a Noninvasive Wearable System to Monitor Stomach Activity Throughout the Day

March 23, 2018

A team of engineers and physicians has developed a wearable, non-invasive system to monitor electrical activity in the…
New capsule-sensor will help people assess their gut health without surgery or colonoscopy

January 14, 2018

Colonoscopy is extremely invasive, unpleasant and yet very necessary procedure. It helps thousands of people suffering from gastrointestinal…
Shape-shifting agent targets harmful bacteria in the stomach

November 14, 2017

A new shape-shifting polymer can target and kill Helicobacter pylori bacteria in the stomach without killing helpful bacteria in the…
Sugar molecule helps stomach cells to differentiate between good and bad bugs

September 6, 2017

Half of all people are chronically infected with Helicobacter pylori, a Gram negative bacterium that plays a causative role…
Study reveals how ulcer-inducing bacteria survive in the stomach

April 4, 2017

Scientists at The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with researchers at Imperial College London and Perth-based biotech…
Engineers harness stomach acid to power tiny sensors

February 7, 2017

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed and demonstrated a small voltaic cell that is…
Scientists tissue-engineer part of human stomach in laboratory

January 4, 2017

Researchers can grow functional stomach and intestinal tissues to study diseases, new drugs Scientists report in Natureusing pluripotent…
Bellies of herbivores are larger, but not in the case of dinosaurs

November 9, 2016

Eliminating meat from your diet should make you slimmer, since nowadays meat is being prepared with an extensive…
Panda poop study provides insights into microbiome, reproductive troubles

May 19, 2016

A stomachache can put a real damper on your love life — especially if you’re a giant panda.…
Ingestible origami robot

May 14, 2016

In experiments involving a simulation of the human esophagus and stomach, researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield,…
Engineers develop a pill for long-term drug release

April 8, 2016

Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed a new type of pill that, once swallowed,…
Vital Signs from Within

November 26, 2015

Using technology invented by scientists at MIT, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, doctors may one day…
Stomach surgery secret: It bypasses the sweet tooth

November 20, 2015

Gastrointestinal surgeries for obesity may be effective because they reduce appetite by acting upon the brain’s reward center…
Scientists discover how E.coli survives stomach acid

September 21, 2015

Scientists from the University of Liverpool have shown that a virus which turns E.coli bacteria toxic also enables…
Scientists find surprising evolutionary link between stomach acids and diet

July 31, 2015

Although we have been taught in schools that our stomachs have certain acids to help us digest our…
The Evolutionary Link Between Diet and Stomach Acidity

July 31, 2015

An analysis of data on stomach acidity and diet in birds and mammals suggests that high levels of…
Researchers find animals that evolve to have no stomach have same missing genes

December 9, 2013

Platypus skeleton at Melbourne Museum. Credit: Peter Halasz/Wikipedia. A small team of international researchers has found that every…
Stomach ‘clock’ tells us how much to eat

December 5, 2013

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered the first evidence that the nerves in the stomach act as a…
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