Items Tagged ‘microbiota’

February 3, 2017

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

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

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

April 8, 2014

Children Benefit from Fecal Transplant to Combat C. Difficile

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

Article Originally Featured in Digestive Disease Update To address the issues of rising cases in children with cases of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), and the rise of recurrence in children, Mark G. Bartlett, M.D., a pediatric gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. initiated a fecal microbiota transplant program for young patients with refractory C. […]

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Tags: c. difficile, children, Clostridium Difficile, digestive, digestive disease, Fecal, fecal transplant, mark bartlett, microbiota, pediatrics

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