Items Tagged ‘Gut’

May 19, 2016

Microbiome Biomarker Found that Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Call it a gut reaction. Doctors don’t know what triggers the body’s immune system to attack the joints that cause rheumatoid arthritis, but Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, has long suspected a link between the trillions of microbes living and working inside our digestive systems and the […]

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Tags: biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. John Davis, Dr. Veena Taneja, Gut, Gut Microbiome, III, microbiome, RA, Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 13, 2014

Purna Kashyap, MBBS, on a Healthy Microbiome

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

    Following his NPR interview on diets that aim to reduce gas, Purna Kashyap, MBBS, Associate Director of the Microbiome Program at the Center for Individualized Medicine, explains how a healthy gut microbiome necessitates the production of gas, and how a microbiome influences our health as a whole. It’s a normal phenomenon where bacteria […]

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Tags: bacteria, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, Gut, Human Microbiome, individualized medicine, Kashyap, microbiome

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