Experts urged parents not to try the approach at home.
The findings suggest that keeping our mouths clean may help keep the germs at bay, co-author Daniel J. Slade of Virginia Tech told Newsweek.
The link may be down to the relationship between the digestive and nervous systems, known as the gut-brain axis.
The patient's body created alcohol after he ate carbs.
Did you know that your eyes host a unique menagerie of microbes?
Evidence has been building since the early 2000s that suggests microbes could be involved in the development of autism.
An estimated 100 trillion microbes live in and on our bodies—and scientists believe their makeup could impact our overall health.
The findings could lead to a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease.
Our mysterious microbiota could help us fight diabetes and even stay slim.
Some researchers are looking into how to make sure babies experience the traditional benefits of birth no matter the delivery method.
Humans living in space also, inevitably, means bacteria living in space.
The joint venture has a huge mission: to advance understanding of the tiny microorganisms that inhabit the world we live in.
The findings could hold implications for intestinal diseases like Crohn's disease
A new study finds the microbiomes of premature infants make them more susceptible to serious infections that cannot be cured.
Information on what causes this psychiatric illness may be found inside the mouth.
A new study is the first to sequence in detail the microbiome of a bird.