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Antibiotic, acid suppression medications linked to obesity in children

November 5, 2018
Taking a combination of medicines, including antibiotics and acid suppressants, during the first two years of life was associated with a diagnosis of…
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Bifidobacteria may protect infants from antimicrobial-resistant infections

October 15, 2018
Previous studies have demonstrated the benefits of breastfeeding on the infant gut. However, research published in mSphere suggests that infants with…

Partnership for a microbiome diagnostics platform to detect precancerous colon polyps announced

September 21, 2018
Prescient Medicine Holdings LLC and Metabiomics Corp. have announced a joint venture to develop a microbiome diagnostics platform for detecting…
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Household cleaning products might contribute to childhood overweight

September 18, 2018
Regular use of household cleaning products might contribute to risk for overweight in childhood by altering children’s gut microbiota…
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Probiotics help reduce pediatric antibiotic use

September 17, 2018
Taking probiotics to reduce the risk for common acute infections might also be linked with a reduction in antibiotic use among children and infants…
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Marital arguments can lead to a ‘leaky gut’

September 11, 2018
Getting into a heated argument with a spouse can cause inflammation that leads to increased gut permeability, according to research published in…

Q&A: Eating crickets may improve gut health

August 20, 2018
The crunch of an insect might bring about visions of stepping on a water bug or cockroach as you walk down the street. But, what about a crunch that…
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GutHeart trial explores promise of targeting gut microbiota to treat HF

August 15, 2018
Researchers are currently conducting a trial to assess the effects of manipulating the gut microbiota in patients with HF, according to a paper…
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Microbiome may hinder weight loss in adults with obesity

August 1, 2018
A gut microbiota with an increased capability for carbohydrate metabolism was associated with a decrease in weight loss in patients with obesity and…

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation funding microbiome IBD drug development

July 13, 2018
New funding from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation will help advance the developments of a microbiome-derived therapy for the treatment of…