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Fecal transplants, probiotics and the microbiome: What you need to know

The human body is host to an ecosystem of microorganisms living most prominently within our digestive tract, which many people know as the microbiome. While most of these microbes are harmless or even helpful to us, an imbalance within this complex community has been linked to conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and… Read More »

Acne medication changes the skin's microbiome – Futurity: Research News

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A that has been prescribed to treat acne for decades, changes the microbiome of the skin to more closely resemble the skin of people without acne, according to a new study. The study sheds… Read More »

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome: Study – Times Now

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome: Study&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New York: Researchers have found that a common acne medication has the potential to alter the microbiome of the skin, raising the possibility of developing microbiome-based acne treatments. Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces… Read More »