Items Tagged ‘Dr. Purna Kashyap’

April 2, 2019

Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S. – testing the bugs within to maintain health, detect and treat disease

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

The use of microbiome testing – which analyzes the trillions of bacteria in and on the body – is on the move. It’s going from the research lab into the clinic to help guide patient care. DNA testing technologies have revolutionized researchers’ ability to identify individual bacterial strains driving disease. Now genomic testing is helping […]

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Tags: #blood sugar levels, #Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, #diabetes, #digestive health, #glucose levels, #inflammatory bowel disease, #obesity, #personalized diet, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, colorectal cancer, Dr. Purna Kashyap


February 8, 2019

Personalized diets: foods shaped to your lifestyle, genetics and gut

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Have you ever wondered why some people can eat all they want and never gain weight while others exercise and watch what they eat but still can’t shed a pound? The clue may lie partly in your gut microbiome, the complex community of bacteria within the digestive tract that is genetically different in each person. […]

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Tags: #blood glucose, #diabetes, #Dr. Vivek Iyer, #obesity, #personalized diet, #personalized nutrition, #weight loss, Dr. Helena Mendes Soares, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


December 17, 2018

Probiotics: one size does not fit all

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

The allure of probiotics can be hard to resist. Popular belief holds that when you take probiotics in a pill, powder or food, you boost your gut health with a powerful antidote to digestive diseases. But what exactly are probiotics, and how do you separate truth from theory? What does the research say? Purna Kashyap, […]

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Tags: #digestive diseases, #Digestive disorders, #digestive system, #gut health, #probiotics, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Gut Microbiome, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


October 10, 2018

The right diet for you… or for your gut microbes?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

  Article by Sara Tiner The right diet, obesity and gut health are topics patients, clinicians and scientists wrestle with every day. We want to eat a good diet and lose weight or avoid weight gain, so our health span matches our life span. But statistics suggest we struggle. To help, scientists are examining how […]

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Tags: #CIMCon18, #personalized diet, #personalized nutrition, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, microbiome


June 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic discovery is the first step toward a bacteria-based constipation therapy

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Developing a constipation therapy that doesn’t cause harmful side effects has been challenging for researchers. Complicating the matter is that each person’s gut microbiome – the community of bacteria inside their digestive system – is unique.  As a result, the few constipation therapies that are available work for some, but not for others. Research from […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, Constipation, Dr. Purna Kashyap, microbiome


December 7, 2017

Microbiome emerges at the frontier of precision medicine

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

Our genes help determine what makes us unique, such as our eye color, height and whether we are left- or right-handed. But did you know that you also have a unique community of bacteria that live in and on your body, known as your microbiome? Research has shown that a person’s microbiome affects their health […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Eran Elinav, #Dr. Eran Segal, #gut mircrobiome, #Individualized Medicine 2017, #individualized treatment, #personalized diet, #probiotics, #symbiotics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Nicholas Chia


September 21, 2017

Making sense of probiotics and prebiotics – what we know, have yet to learn

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

They are everywhere – foods and supplements containing bacteria that claim to improve your gut health and overall wellness. Can these bacteria improve your digestion, boost your immune system and even combat disease? “Yes, they may in fact provide an overall health benefit, but we’re at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to […]

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Tags: #diabetes, #digestive diseases, #digestive health, #gut health, #immune system, #irritable bowel disease, #prebiotics, #probiotics, #synbiotics, bacteria, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer


February 3, 2017

Study: are food and antibiotics linked to irritable bowel syndrome?

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Colette Gallagher, Public Affairs Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) a gut microbiota-related disorder? That is the question Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S., consultant in gastroenterology, associate director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, and Mayo Clinic researchers wanted to answer as they analyzed studies about gut microbiota and IBS. The study, […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Purna Kashyap, gut bacteria, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, mayo clinic, medical research, microbiome, microbiota


October 14, 2016

Microbiome: All You Need is Bugs

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

  We each have our own unique set of bugs – or community of bacteria within and on our bodies, called the microbiome, that help keep us healthy. Researchers have discovered that changes in the microbiome – either from disease or environmental factors – can cause illness. “Microbiome: All You Need is Bugs,” a workshop […]

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Tags: #C. diff., #CIMCon16, #Colon cancer screening, #Dr. Federico Rey, #Dr. Jonathan Swann, #Dr. Patrick Schloss, #Microbiome research, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer, Crohns Disease, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Purna Kashyap


August 19, 2016

Gut Bacteria Can Predict Treatment Response and Recurrence of Clostridium Difficile

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile, is a bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. Some patients with C. difficile do not benefit from standard therapy and the condition frequently comes back. Now researchers in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have new […]

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Tags: #bacterial infections, #C. diff., #CIMCon16, bacteria, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Clostridium Difficile, Dr. Purna Kashyap, gut bacteria, mayo clinic, microbiome, Precision Medicine


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