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June 2, 2021
summer 2015

Gut Microbiome Changes Identified After Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries can affect the body in various ways. A pilot study from Ohio State University examines how the gut microbiome may impact recovery from spinal cord injuries.

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May 6, 2021
summer 2015

Oral Microbiome Linked to Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis

In a two year study, researchers in the Netherlands found patients both at risk for developing and with early rheumatoid arthritis had significantly different oral microbiota composition.

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April 10, 2021
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Connection Found Between Household Chemicals and Gut Microbiome

A new study at Washington State investigates the correlation between household chemicals and the gut microbiome in children.

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April 1, 2021
summer 2015

High Fibre Diet Could Help Control COVID-19 Inflammation

Research indicates significant changes in the gut bacteria of COVID patients. A new study suggests a high fiber diet is protective against COVID inflammation.

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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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December 24, 2020
summer 2015

How Gut Microbes Contribute to Good Sleep

New research from the University of Tsukuba in Japan suggests that the gut microbiome has an impact on the production of certain neurotransmitters that can influence normal sleep patterns.

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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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