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January 14, 2016

Rise of the Microbiome

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

You may love or hate all that happens in your gut, but understanding it will have a profound effect on your health. Mayo Clinic researchers in the Microbiome Program, one of the signature programs here at the Center for Individualized Medicine, are discovering that the human microbiome does much more for us — both good […]

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Tags: c. dif, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Clostridium Difficile, colon cancer, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, fecal transplant, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, microbiome, Microbiome Program

July 11, 2013

The Human Microbiome Studies At Mayo Clinic

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

In the fight against disease, we’re vastly outnumbered. The number of bacterial cells and their genetic material far outnumber human cells and genes. Take the digestive tract as an example. In the lower digestive tract (commonly called the gut), there are about 10 times as many bacterial cells as there are human cells. The genetic […]

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Tags: bacteria, c. dif, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, fecal transplant, genetic test, genome, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, microbiome

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