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Long courses of antibiotics harm infant gut, promote resistance

September 23, 2019
An NIH-funded study published in Nature Microbiology further highlighted the dangers of prolonged antibiotic use during infancy. Researchers found…
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Microbiome may offer new biomarker for IBD therapy response

September 18, 2019
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who responded to certain therapies exhibited consistent changes in their gut microbiome, which could lead to…
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Keto Mediterranean diet could modulate gut microbiome to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

September 17, 2019
Researchers found that a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can impact the gut microbiome in a way that decreases risk for Alzheimer’s…
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Fecal microbiota transplant reduces prevalence of AMR genes in children

September 12, 2019
Children who underwent fecal microbiota transplant, or FMT, experienced a significant reduction in recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection, or…
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‘Lean NAFLD’ displays altered pathophysiology, gut microbiome

September 9, 2019
Researchers found that patients with “lean” nonalcoholic fatty liver disease had altered gut microbiota profiles along with higher bile…
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Red wine promotes better gut health

August 28, 2019
Moderate consumption of red wine helped to promote better diversity within the gut microbiome, which could contribute to the libation’s many…

Cleaning up an image: the crusade to rename fecal microbiota transplant

August 26, 2019
The intrigue surrounding the use of fecal microbiota transplantation to treat various gastrointestinal disorders and infections has intensified over…

Finch raises $53 million for microbiome capsule for C. diff

August 23, 2019
Finch Therapeutics has raised $53 million in Series C financing to support the clinical development of its microbial therapies, including CP101, an…
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Oral antibiotics tied to colorectal cancer risk

August 20, 2019
Certain oral antibiotics are associated with increased risk for colon cancer, while others are linked with reduced rectal cancer risk, according to…
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Every added day of antibiotic therapy in NICU harms gut

August 9, 2019
Every additional day of antibiotic administration in the NICU results in lower anaerobe richness and butyrate producers, with more potential…