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Allergy and the Gut Microbiome

The role of the microbiota in preventing allergies http://www.pasteur.fr The human body is inhabited by billions of symbiotic bacteria, carrying a diversity that is unique to each individual. The microbiota is involved in many mechanisms, including digestion, vitamin synthesis and … Continue reading

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Nature Special – Innovations in the Microbiome

Innovations in the Microbiome ========================= **The Microbes Within David Grogan http://links.ealert.nature.com/ctt?kn=98&ms=NDgxMDM3OTcS1&r=MjA1NzQ2MzIyOAS2&b=2&j=NjIzMTMwNzQxS0&mt=1&rt=0 **Gut Microbiome: The Peacekeepers Moises Velasquez-Manoff http://links.ealert.nature.com/ctt?kn=81&ms=NDgxMDM3OTcS1&r=MjA1NzQ2MzIyOAS2&b=2&j=NjIzMTMwNzQxS0&mt=1&rt=0 **Why Microbiome Treatments Could Pay Off Soon Rob Knight http://links.ealert.nature.com/ctt?kn=90&ms=NDgxMDM3OTcS1&r=MjA1NzQ2MzIyOAS2&b=2&j=NjIzMTMwNzQxS0&mt=1&rt=0 **The Gene–Microbe Link Ruth E. Ley http://links.ealert.nature.com/ctt?kn=88&ms=NDgxMDM3OTcS1&r=MjA1NzQ2MzIyOAS2&b=2&j=NjIzMTMwNzQxS0&mt=1&rt=0 **Your Microbes at Work: Fiber … Continue reading

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Blood Brain Barrier Permeability – Gut Microbiome

Gut microbiota influences blood-brain barrier permeability http://ki.se/en A new study in mice, conducted by researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet together with colleagues in Singapore and the United States, shows that our natural gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the … Continue reading

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The Microbiome – Brain Connection

Could gut microbes help us treat brain disorders? Mounting research tightens their connection with the brain  http://www.kavlifoundation.org January 8, 2015 The trillions of microbes that inhabit the human body, collectively called the microbiome, are estimated to weigh two to six … Continue reading

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Obesity , the Gut and the Microbiome

Weight influenced by microbes in the gut http://www.kcl.ac.uk Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a study by researchers at King’s College London and Cornell … Continue reading

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Diet, Microbiome and Rapid Change.

Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature12820.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20131212 Long-term dietary intake influences the structure and activity of the trillions of microorganisms residing in the human gut1, 2, 3, 4, 5, but it remains unclear how rapidly and reproducibly … Continue reading

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The Immune System and Skin Microbiome : Implications for Mental Health Issues ?

Immune System, Skin Microbiome “Complement” One Another, Finds Penn Medicine Study http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2013/08/grice/ PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania demonstrate for the first time that the immune system influences the skin microbiome. A … Continue reading

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Maturing Microbiomes : Age Shifts in Key Microbes

Maturing microbiomes: Julia Oh discusses the age-dependent differences between human skin microbiomes http://www.biomedcentral.com/biome/maturing-microbiomes-julia-oh-discusses-the-age-dependent-differences-between-human-skin-microbiomes/ The human microbiome, referring to the collective genomes of the diverse array of microbes that live on the human body, varies from one anatomical region to another, … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and the Gut Microbiome

Antibiotics in early life alter the murine colonic microbiome and adiposity http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11400.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20120823 Antibiotics administered in low doses have been widely used as growth promoters in the agricultural industry since the 1950s, yet the mechanisms for this effect are unclear. Because … Continue reading

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Mapping the Human Microbiome – Implications for Autism ?

Mapping the healthy human microbiome By Elizabeth Cooney, Broad Communications, June 13th, 2012 http://www.broadinstitute.org/news/4199 “Human beings are ecosystems on two legs, each of us carrying enough microbes to outnumber our human cells by 10 to 1 and our genes by … Continue reading

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