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Over 140K Virus Species Found in Your Gut

Researchers have studied the human microbiome to understand the relationship between these microorganisms and health. A recent analysis found the human gut also has over 142,809 different virus species that reside with your gut bacteria.1 In recent years, scientific evidence has made it apparent that your gut microbiome plays a vital role in your health… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Questions over SA border bungle compo plan

The South Australian government has failed to detail its promised compensation scheme for NSW travellers inconvenienced by Sunday’s border bungle but promises it will “immediately respond to people’s concerns”. Hundreds of people travelled to the state before the 12.01am deadline when tougher border restrictions were enforced due to Sydney’s northern beaches outbreak. But many people… Read More »