Collaboration to study microbiome’s effect on IBD, reproductive health extended

January 26, 2019
Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet have agreed to a 5-year extension on a collaboration that is exploring the potential of the…

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to study link between microbiome, colorectal cancer

January 25, 2019
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has received up to $25 million to begin a project that will aim to discover how certain microbes inside a…
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‘Super donors’ may be pivotal to the future of fecal transplants

January 23, 2019
Fecal microbiota transplantation donors who can successfully transfer important bacteria to recipients could be the future of treating diseases like…
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Anaerobically prepared FMT may be an effective ulcerative colitis treatment

January 15, 2019
Fecal microbiota transplantation suspensions prepared anaerobically could be an effective treatment for mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis…

Microbiome conference highlights role microbiota plays in IBD, IBS, obesity

January 10, 2019
Clinicians, researchers and physician-scientists from across the world gathered in Huntington Beach, California for a 2-day meeting that focused on…
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Differences in gut microbiota could help diagnose IBD, IBS

December 19, 2018
Changes in a patient’s gut microbiota could help clinicians differentiate patients with inflammatory bowel disease and those with irritable…
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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…