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Medical News Today: How diet quality affects the colon’s microbiome

New research has examined the effect of dietary quality on the composition of the colon’s microbiota. The study suggests that following a high quality diet may increase the number of beneficial bacteria, whereas following a low quality diet may raise that of harmful bacteria. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that half of our plates… Read More »

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Study raises potential for development of microbiome-based acne treatments Matt Miller William McCoy, MD, (center) talks with William Tzeng about acne treatment at the Center for Outpatient Health on the Medical Campus. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that the common acne medication isotretinoin… Read More »