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Proton Pump Inhibitors Decrease Diversity in Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk for Complications ROCHESTER, Minn. — 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 [...]

Created by Sam Smith

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Germs: Understand and protect against bacteria, viruses and infection What's the best way to stay disease-free? Prevent infections. Learn simple tactics to help you stay healthy. Healthy eating: Jazz it up with these tips Healthy eating doesn't have to be boring. Here are 10 ways to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic y Whole Biome anuncian mutua colaboración para desarrollar conjuntamente pruebas diagnósticas del microbioma enfocadas en la salud femenina y el trabajo de parto prematuro

ROCHESTER, Minnesota, y SAN FRANCISCO, California — El Centro de Mayo Clinic para Medicina Personalizada y Whole Biome (Bioma Completo) anunciaron hoy su mutua colaboración para desarrollar pruebas de diagnóstico dirigidas hacia el microbioma que empezarán con la salud femenina y estarán enfocadas en el trabajo de parto prematuro. El parto [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Whole Biome Announce Collaboration: Joint Development of Microbiome Diagnostic Testing to Focus on Women’s Health and Preterm Labor

ROCHESTER, Minn., and SAN FRANCISCO — The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and Whole Biome today announced a collaboration to develop microbiome targeted diagnostic testing, beginning in Women’s Health, with a focus on preterm labor. Preterm birth is the most common cause of infant death and is the leading cause [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Probiotics may have health benefits, but talk to your doctor first

  DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep hearing about all of the health benefits of probiotics. Are there any negative side effects? Do I need to talk to my doctor before I take them? ANSWER: Some research has shown that taking probiotics may have health benefits. They appear to be especially useful in [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

When Cats Bite: 1 in 3 Patients Bitten in Hand Hospitalized, Infections Common

Middle-aged women were most common cat bite victims Rochester, Minn. — Feb. 5, 2014 — Dogs  aren’t the only pets who sometimes bite the hands that feed them. Cats do too, and when they strike a hand, can inject bacteria deep into joints and tissue, perfect breeding grounds for infection. [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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