Featured Stories and Interviews

The World Asthma Foundation Announces Speakers for Microbiome First Summit

On this World Asthma Day, May 3, 2002, The Microbiome First – Pathway to Sustainable Healthcare Summit organization committee invites healthcare professionals, non-communicable disease community leaders, and stakeholders to participate in the inaugural Microbiome First Summit, a virtual event taking…

Bisphenol A or BPA in Pregnancy and Asthma Study

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health supported study concludes suggests that in utero BPA exposure may be associated with higher odds of asthma and wheeze among school-age girls. Study Background In utero, (before birth) exposure to bisphenols, widely used in…

Gut and Lung Connection to Asthma – Rodney Dietert, PhD

In this fifth in a series of interviews with Rodney Dietert PhD, he talks about communication between the gut and lung. Dr. Dietert is Cornell University Professor Emeritus, Health Scientist Head of Translational Science + Education for SEED and the…

Can we test for whats in the Microbiome? – Justin L. Sonnenburg PhD

Defeating Asthma Series uncovers New Hope for Asthma Management In this interview with Justin L. Sonnenburg PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University, we learn about: * Testing for Microbes within the Microbiome * That we’re in…