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March 2, 2021
summer 2015

A WHAT transplant? It’s true — No. 2 can be No. 1 at saving lives

Dr. Khoruts shares the stool donor process at the University of Minnesota's Microbiota Therapeutic Program and the effectiveness of Intestinal Microbiota Transplants in treating c. difficile infections.

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February 15, 2021
summer 2015

Study: Gut microbiota impacts the progression of brain lesions after stroke

Neurobiologists at the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research have found that the gut microbiota impact the progression of brain lesions after stroke.

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January 25, 2021
summer 2015

Gut bacteria point to novel strategies for combating asthma, COVID-19

A new study at Monash University in Australia provides insight into the correlation between our gut bacteria and respiratory distress, offering new treatment possibilities for patients suffering from asthma and Covid-19.

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December 28, 2020
summer 2015

Oral Microbiome Tied to Lung Cancer Risk in Never-Smokers

A new study completed in New York links links lung cancer risk in individuals who never smoke with their oral microbiome composition.

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November 12, 2020
summer 2015

Researchers find connection between household chemicals and gut microbiome

A team of researchers has found a correlation between the levels of bacteria and fungi in the gastrointestinal tract of children and the amount of common chemicals found in their home environment.

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October 13, 2020
summer 2015

St. Louis Park-based Achieving Cures Together hosts virtual event about microbial health

St. Louis Park-based Achieving Cures Together will host a virtual event, Spread Hope, to hear from experts around the nation sharing highlights of their research and clinical trials that they say connects microbial health to autism, cancer recovery and gastrointestinal health. Guest speakers include Dr. Alexander Khoruts, Dr. James Adams, Dr. Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Dr. Byron Vaughn and Dr. Shernan Holtan.

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September 11, 2020
summer 2015

Gut microbiome data may be helpful in routine screening of cardiovascular disease

Preliminary research suggests microbiota screening could serve as an accurate diagnostic screening tool for cardiovascular disease.

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August 10, 2020
summer 2015

New study indicates gut bacteria have a direct line to the brain.

New research demonstrated significant direct communications between the central nervous system and the gut, finding that microbiota modulate sympathetic neurons through the gut-brain circuit.

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July 1, 2020
summer 2015

Gut bacteria signature reveals liver disease with over 90% accuracy

Researchers in California have discovered specific gut bacteria strains useful in detecting liver fibrosis and cirrhosis with an accuracy of greater than 90 percent.

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July 1, 2020
summer 2015

Study Links Specific Strain of Gut Microbiota to Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis.

In new study completed in Switzerland and the UK, researchers identified a specific strain of bacteria as a potential trigger for the early stages of Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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