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Naturally occurring monkey disorder offers insight for human intestinal disorder

A new understanding of interactions within our microbiome is revealing the elusive cause of ulcerative colitis through the study of a nonhuman primate disorder, idiopathic chronic diarrhea (ICD). ICD affects 3-5% of all captive macaque monkeys and researchers believe wild macaques could be affected at similar rates. ICD is [...]

2019-06-06T17:40:58+00:00June 4th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Formula-fed Babies May be More Susceptible to Chronic Disease

Formula-fed infants experience metabolic stress that could make them more susceptible than breast-fed infants to a wide range of health issues such as obesity, diabetes, liver problems and cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at the CNPRC by biochemists Carolyn Slupsky and Bo Lönnerdal, both of the UC Davis [...]

2017-08-30T23:07:10+00:00August 8th, 2013|Tags: , , , |