Items Tagged ‘nicholas chia’

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

December 3, 2014

Diversity in Your Gut Influences Your Health

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

    Before reaching for that daily antacid, you might consider what it’s doing to the trillions of bugs living in your gut. A new Mayo Clinic study in the open access journal Microbiome shows that people who regularly take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have less diversity among their gut bacteria, putting them at increased […]

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Tags: bacteria, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing

October 24, 2013

Microbiome Transplant: A Patient’s Story

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

    I’ve been a paraplegic and a Mayo Clinic patient for over 10 years. My legs decided to stop working in a matter of a few short months due to a spinal tumor, so I didn’t think I was a stranger to adversity. Then I met a nasty little bug they call C. Difficile. […]

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Tags: c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Dianne Shea, Fecal, fecal transplant, Heather Johnson, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, microbiome, Microbiome Transplant, nicholas chia, personalized care

September 10, 2013

Where Science and Art Meet

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Working in partnership with the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Center for Individualized Medicine and the Bruce Fouke Lab produced a work of art from the photo of a human kidney stone (featured after the break) that was featured at the Chicago Midway International Airport at “The Art of […]

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Tags: axio, axio zoom, bodywork associates, bruce fouke, center for individualized medicine, institute for genomic biology, kidney stone, nicholas chia, nick chia, university of illinois, urbana-champaign

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