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Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines Feb. 26, 2015

Vivien Williams asks about how you wash your dishes: by hand or in the washer? Well, researchers from Sweden found that kids in families who wash dishes by hand have a 40-percent lower risk of developing allergies than kids who’s families use dishwashers. Results of the study published in the [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Genetic Makeup and Diet Interact with the Microbiome to Impact Health

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sept. 25, 2013 — A Mayo Clinic researcher, along with his collaborators, has shown that an individual's genomic makeup and diet interact to determine which microbes exist and how they act in the host intestine. The study was modeled in germ-free knockout mice to mimic a genetic condition that affects [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Genetic Makeup and Diet Interact with the Microbiome to Impact Health

A Mayo Clinic researcher, along with his collaborators, has shown that an individual’s genomic makeup and diet interact to determine which microbes exist and how they act in the host intestine.The study was modeled in germ-free knockout mice to mimic a genetic condition that affects 1 in 5 humans and increases the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks