Honda was awarded the Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology for his research on the impact of microbiota on the immune system.
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Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology
The Japanese secret to a long and healthy life isn't just ikigai. In centenarians, gut microbiomes may help block harmful bacteria and promote longevity.
Japanese scientists report that an orally-administered cocktail of 17 human-derived bacteria strains reduces inflammation and allergic responses in the guts of mice.