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AmHPR™ H Pylori Antibiotic Resistance Panel

American Molecular Laboratories (AML) has developed an AmHPR™ H. pylori antibiotic resistance panel. The panel tests all major genes in the H. pylori genome for variants that are associated with antibiotics resistance. The H. pylori antibiotic resistance related genes as listed in the table below. Antibiotic Resistance Related Genes 23S rRNA gyrA rdxA pbp1 16S…

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Beyond the Gut: Unlocking the Secrets of the Microbiome

Alzheimer’s disease researcher Myles Minter, PhD, still sounds a little surprised while describing the improbable group of researchers he is collaborating with these days — not just neuroscientists but also colleagues from fields as disparate as gastroenterology and marine biology. Minter and his advisor, Sangram Sisodia, PhD, the Thomas Reynolds Sr. Family Professor of Neurosciences,…

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Bowel preparation may affect gut microbiota composition and affect the results of experiments

Kristina Campbell – IBD, Research & Practice Bowel preparation is a necessary, but sometimes ‘invisible’, part of a successful colonoscopy. The question of how bowel preparation procedures affect the normal gut microbiota is so far unanswered, since existing data are conflicting. Two recent studies supported the idea that bowel preparation significantly affects the gut microbiota….

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Gut microbiota may have role in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases, finds study

Could neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s originate in the gut? New research from the US, published in the journal Nature, shows that certain proteins produced by gut bacteria may be linked to neurodegeneration in rats. A team of researchers at Louisville School of Medicine found that neuron destruction processes in the brain could…

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Experts May Have Finally Found The Cause Of Crohn’s Disease

People with Crohn’s disease know the uncomfortable symptoms of the chronic condition all too well: diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss and fatigue, among others. But what doctors have not been able to tell the approximately 565,000 people in the U.S. with Crohn’s is why they’ve developed the inflammatory bowel condition in the first place. Most…

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Kefir: A Wonder Beverage from the Ancient World

The people who inhabit the Caucasus Mountains of the former USSR are very long-lived, remaining healthy, vital and, legend has it, even becoming parents well into advanced old age. There are stories about some people living into their 160s. However, when researchers went there, looking to verify some these claims, it seemed that Shirali Musilov,…

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Why Eating For Your Microbiome Is The Key To A Healthy Weight

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  • March 25, 2016
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At this point, there’s really no need to harp on the statistics revealing the obesity epidemic in America. We’ve been bombarded by numbers—but the truth is all you need to do is walk through an airport terminal or shopping mall to get a sense of how pervasive our weight issues really are. So there’s of…

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Cancer Research and Gut Bacteria

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  • March 14, 2016
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Top scientists at Roche Holding AG and AstraZeneca Plc are sizing up potential allies in the fight against cancer: the trillions of bacteria that live in the human body. “Five years ago, if you had asked me about bacteria in your gut playing an important role in your systemic immune response, I probably would have…