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UCSD Publishes Study on the Importance of Good Skin Bacteria
« on: March 08, 2017, 08:27:44 PM »
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“We discovered that healthy people have many bacteria producing previously undiscovered antimicrobial peptides, but when you look at the skin of people with atopic dermatitis, their bacteria are not doing the same thing. They have the wrong type of bacteria,” said Richard Gallo, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. “After isolating the good bacteria and growing it, we were able to transplant it back to people who were deficient in it and it had an immediate impact by reducing the amount of S. aureus on the skin.”
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Re: UCSD Publishes Study on the Importance of Good Skin Bacteria
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 06:38:55 AM »
Looks like some good research. Thanks for posting this, it was a very interesting read.
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Re: UCSD Publishes Study on the Importance of Good Skin Bacteria
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 01:10:04 PM »
That sounds promising, Andrew. Thanks for sharing.  :thumb up:
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Re: UCSD Publishes Study on the Importance of Good Skin Bacteria
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2017, 03:55:08 AM »
Thats good but what i m curious to know is will eating probiotics or prebiotics  increase good bacteria on skin?

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Re: UCSD Publishes Study on the Importance of Good Skin Bacteria
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2017, 05:24:44 AM »
this looks interesting, but i would take it with a grain of salt as it's biased research of course.
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Disclosure: Teruaki Nakatsuji and Richard L. Gallo are co-inventors of UC San Diego technology related to the bacterial antimicrobial peptides discussed, and Gallo is a cofounder, consultant, chair of the scientific advisory board and holds equity in MatriSys Bioscience, a company that is developing skin bacteriotherapy.

jackwalia: i'm wondering the same. taking probiotics did not help me during TSW
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