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August 2, 2022
summer 2015

Heart disease from red meat linked to certain gut bacteria metabolites

Researchers found metabolytes created by specific gut bacteria during digestion created the link between heart disease and consuming high levels of red meat.

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July 18, 2022
summer 2015

Genetic Link Between Alzheimer’s and Gut Disorders Confirmed

An Australian research group validates the connection between Alzheimer's Disease and gastrointestinal conditions.

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May 2, 2022
summer 2015

Recurrent UTIs linked to gut microbiome, chronic inflammation

A new study indicates women sufferering from recurrent Urinary Tract Infections find only temporary relief from antibiotics as they eliminate disease causing bacteria from the bladder, but that the bacteria remain in the intestine, triggering subsequent infections.

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April 6, 2022
summer 2015

Gut bacteria may contribute to blood pressure drug resistance

In a research study, investigators found a specific gut bacteria linked to blood pressure medication resistance.

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March 9, 2022
summer 2015

Lungs have their own microbiome – and these microbes affect the success of bone marrow transplants in kids

"The microorganisms deep in your lungs may play an important role in your overall lung health. And for children undergoing bone marrow transplants, measuring the microbes in their lungs could help predict treatment outcomes, according to a recent study."

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February 28, 2022
summer 2015

Hormone and gut bacteria link may guide better treatment for menopause symptoms

Arizona State University researchers are investigating the relationship between hormones and gut bacteria and their impact in menopausal symptoms. Researchers discovered “the microbiome could very well guide how menopause and estrogens impact learning and memory.”

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February 3, 2022
summer 2015

Research Explores Possible Link Between Gut Microbiome and Better Outcomes in Kidney Cancer

Read highlights from Nazli Dizman, MD and her presentation during the International Kidney Cancer Symposium on the impact of the microbial therapies on response to immunotherapy.

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January 20, 2022
summer 2015

New Collaboration to Treat Patients with Recurrent C. Difficile

ACT is proud to announce that our collaboration with the University of Minnesota Microbiota Therapeutics Program is partnering with OpenBiome to distribute Intestinal Microbiota Therapeutics to patients suffering from recurrent C. difficile infections. To date, we have treated over 1,500 recurrent C. difficile patients. Now, utilizing OpenBiome’s network of clinical providers across the country, we aim to treat thousands more.

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December 17, 2021
summer 2015

Gut microbiota, diet may hold clues to RA treatment, management

Researchers are finding connections between the microbiome and patient susceptibility to Rheumatoid Arthritis, RA treatment responsiveness and the effectiveness of dietary changes to combat inflammation.

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November 15, 2021
summer 2015

New Findings on the Role of Diet and Gut Bacteria in People with Lupus

New research indicates a connection between gut bacteria and lupus.

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