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May 15, 2014

The Connection Between the Microbiome and IBD

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Purna Kashyap, MBBS, discusses more about how the microbiome influences an individual’s health as a whole after his interview on NPR. What is the connection between the microbiome and inflammatory bowel disease? Dr. Kashyap explains that, “Inflammatory bowel disease has been associated with alterations in both composition and function of the gut bacteria suggesting that gut microbes […]

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Tags: gut bacteria, gut microbiomes, Healthy Microbiome, IBD, individualized medicine, NPR, Purna Kashyap

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