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Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Clostridium Perfringens

Enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens infection and pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24060617 Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Clostridium difficile is the major cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and is the most well known bacterial pathogen associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Enterotoxigenic … Continue reading

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Fecal Transplant as Simple as a Pill.

Fecal Transplant, Now in Pill Form http://www.medpagetoday.com/ Full Story at Link SAN FRANCISCO — Gel caps containing concentrated fecal microbes stopped recurrent Clostridium difficile infection and were well-tolerated by recipients, researchers reported here. Among patients with more than three episodes … Continue reading

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Pathogenic Gut Infections : How antibiotics interact and enable.

Scientists show how antibiotics enable pathogenic gut infections By Bruce Goldman http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2013/september/sonnenburg.html#sthash.BBdLdZDs.dpuf A new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine could help pinpoint ways to counter the effects of the antibiotics-driven depletion of friendly, gut-dwelling bacteria. … Continue reading

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Fecal Transplant – The Promose of Poop – Science Podcast

Podcast Interview http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6149/976.abstract From the 30 August 2013 Science Podcast Jop de Vrieze break down the feasibility and effectiveness of fecal transplants to fight off diseases. The Promise of Poop http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6149/954.short A controlled clinical trial published in January 2013 has … Continue reading

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Vaccine for Autism

Guelph Scientists Develop First Vaccine to Help Control Autism Symptoms http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/04/guelph_scientis_1.html April 24, 2013 – News Release A first-ever vaccine created by University of Guelph researchers for gut bacteria common in autistic children may also help control some autism symptoms. … Continue reading

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Synthetic Poop : Can it assist in Autism ?

Synthetic ‘Poop’ Can Cure C. difficile Infection, Study Finds http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/01/post_229.html January 09, 2013 – News Release A synthetic “poop” developed at the University of Guelph can cure nasty gastrointestinal infections caused by Clostridium difficile, a toxin-producing bacterium. A study on … Continue reading

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Microbial Treatments in Autism

Microbial ecosystems therapeutics: a new paradigm in medicine? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23257018 Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases / GI Diseases Research Unit, Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7, Canada. Abstract Increasing evidence indicates that the … Continue reading

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Bacterial Infections, PPARγ Pathway and Pioglitazone

Research on Clostridium difficile infection yields promising new drug target http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2012/11/113012-vbi-josepclostridium.html BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 30, 2012 – Researchers in the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have discovered how a common diarrhea-causing bacterium sends the body’s … Continue reading

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The Gut , Bacteria and Urinary p-cresol in Autism.

Urinary p-cresol in autism spectrum disorder. “These are not trivial levels,” Persico says — in fact, they’re similar to levels seen in patients with kidney failure. “P-cresol is pretty nasty stuff.” 2010 commentary (see Further Reading) Persico AM, Napolioni V. … Continue reading

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