1. Patients launch $1.27 million crowdfunding campaign for ME/CFS gut microbiome study.
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ME/CFS: A disease at war with itself
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Genetic Cures for the Gut

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by jeffrez, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. jeffrez

    jeffrez Senior Member

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    Full story:
    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=genetic-cures-for-the-gut
     
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  2. readyforlife

    readyforlife Senior Member

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    Interesting article, thank you for posting. I believe that most diseases are connected to the gut.
     
  3. xchocoholic

    xchocoholic Senior Member

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    This looks like good news but is anyone else a little concerned that big pharma will find a way to patent bacteria ?
     
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    snowathlete

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    Although we don't yet have big pharma putting up the cost for such large studies in ME/CFS, at least we are fortunate enough to have Lipkin looking there for us. There is huge potential here and if we can show a possible link, as has been done in UC, then big pharma will become interested.
     

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