Navigation Links
The microbiome and disease: Gut bacteria influence the severity of heart attacks in rats
Date:1/12/2012

otection produced by the antibiotic treatment. The third group was fed a probiotic that also altered the numbers and types of bacteria and fungi living in the gut. Like those fed the antibiotic, these rats also had decreased leptin levels, resulting in smaller heart attacks and greater recovery of mechanical function as compared to the first group. Treating these rats with leptin also was shown to offset the protection produced by the probiotic.

"We may not be ready to prescribe yogurt to prevent heart attacks, but this research does gives us a much better understanding of how the microbiome affects our response to injury," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of the FASEB Journal. "Just as physicians use cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and overall body composition as measures of heart disease risk, we may soon evaluate our body's susceptibility to disease by looking at the microbes that inhabit the gut."


'/>"/>
Contact: Cody Mooneyhan
cmooneyhan@faseb.org
301-634-7104
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Predictive health symposium will focus on human microbiome
2. Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center review the microbiome and its possible role in cancers
3. Bellybutton microbiomes
4. BGI to Play Pivotal Sampling, Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics Role in Earth Microbiome Project
5. UBC gains $5.4 million for microbiome research from CIHR, Genome BC
6. NIH ramps up Human Microbiome Project
7. Data acquisition and coordination key to human microbiome project
8. Forsyth scientists support the Human Microbiome Project
9. NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects
10. Human Microbiome Project awards funds for technology development, data analysis and ethical research
11. Scientists unravel the cause of rare genetic disease: Goldman-Favre Syndrome explained
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/26/2015)... The Granite Club, Canada,s ... announced it has implemented a state-of-the-art access and security ... and staff, while restricting access to authorized users only. ... IMID Access system because it has the perfect combination ... in addition to unparalleled security," said James DiRenzo ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... March 24, 2015   Crossmatch ™, a ... announced that its U.are.U ® 4500 Fingerprint ... Goorin Bros . to achieve PCI compliance for ... access to the POS terminal, protecting the retailer ... data breaches. With one-third of ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or ... mobile commerce market, announces its biometric payment technology, the Wocket® ... television starting March 30 th . ... New York markets. ... about our new ad campaign following the recent initial shipment ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Granite Club First Private Club in North America to Implement FST Biometrics Secure Access Solution, as Part of Multi-million Dollar Expansion 2Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers Help Retailer Prevent Data Breaches at Point-of-Sale 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 3
... W. Finberg, MD, the Richard M. Haidack Professor of ... University of Massachusetts Medical School, is lead investigator on ... predicting how the influenza virus changes and evolves in ... This approach has promise for becoming a pivotal tool ...
... than 3,000 hybrid fish in his time as a graduate ... that has helped him create one of the most comprehensive ... key prediction in evolutionary biology. "We can see a ... new specialized species," said Martin, who with Professor Peter Wainwright ...
... crops such as miscanthus, whose high yields have led ... in producing ethanol, are now shown to have another ... in the environment. In a 4-year University of Illinois ... to typical corn-corn-soybean rotations, each of the perennial crops ...
Cached Biology News:A snapshot of pupfish evolution in action 2Lower nitrogen losses with perennial biofuel crops 2Lower nitrogen losses with perennial biofuel crops 3
(Date:5/1/2015)... - Softchoice, a leading North American IT solutions and managed services ... two Cisco® Partner Summit Country awards. Cisco ... Partner of the Year for Canada ... Montreal . "We are ... at this year,s conference," said David MacDonald , Softchoice,s ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... According to a new ... Consumables), by Type (Monoclonal, Polyclonal), by Technology (Hybridoma), ... - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2019", published ... Production Market for the forecast period of 2014 ... $2.572 Billion by 2019 from $1.425 Billion in ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... April 30, 2015   Tamir Biotechnology , a ... update on its Ebola antiviral therapy program. ... TMR004, is currently being evaluated and considered by a ... against Ebola. During the first quarter of 2015, the ... To Accelerate The Evaluation of Potential Treatments and Vaccines ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... April 30, 2015 Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), ... life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the ... agreement with Celula, Inc., a diagnostic testing company focused ... better patient care and improved outcomes.  Proceeds of the ... expand the commercialization of its products in the U.S. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Softchoice recognized with two Country Awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2015 2Antibody Production Market worth $2.572 Billion by 2019 2Antibody Production Market worth $2.572 Billion by 2019 3Antibody Production Market worth $2.572 Billion by 2019 4Tamir Biotechnology Provides Update on TMR004 Development Against Mutating Ebola 2Tamir Biotechnology Provides Update on TMR004 Development Against Mutating Ebola 3Tamir Biotechnology Provides Update on TMR004 Development Against Mutating Ebola 4Oxford Finance Provides $10 Million Debt Financing to Celula 2
... 15 A panel of expert judges selected Nikon Instruments, ... second place among the top ten in The Scientist,s ... of invention, vision and utility. The award, the first-ever ... in the past year, acknowledges Nikon,s exclusive PFS system for ...
... Dec. 15 ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amex: ... and commercializing proprietary product candidates primarily for the treatment ... range of strategic options, including the sale or disposition ... a strategic business merger and other transactions that maximize ...
... 15 BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.,(NYSE: BMR ) ... fourth,quarter 2008 dividend of $0.335 per share of common stock. ... common share. , BioMed ... dividend,of $0.46094 per share of the company,s 7.375% Series A ...
Cached Biology Technology:Nikon Instruments Perfect Focus System Wins Second Place in The Scientist's Top Innovations of 2008 Award 2ADVENTRX Exploring Strategic Options 2ADVENTRX Exploring Strategic Options 3ADVENTRX Exploring Strategic Options 4BioMed Realty Trust Declares Fourth Quarter 2008 Common Stock and Preferred Stock Dividends 2
Goat Anti-Horse IgG(T) Antibody, Unconjugated...
Identify and characterize Phosphoinositide (PI(3,4,5)P3) binding...
Mouse polyclonal antibody to MCFD2 - multiple coagulation factor deficiency 2...
Rabbit polyclonal to ErbB 2 (phospho Y1248) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 2064 SwissProtID: P04626...
Biology Products: