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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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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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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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Before The Gas Is Passed, Researchers Aim To Measure It In The Gut

Electrical engineer Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh calls the stinking mixture puddled in jars inside his laboratory “fecal inocula.” The jars of fresh poop are instrumental to his research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia to develop ways to scientifically analyze people’s farts, something that the researchers believe could help them more easily track the…