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Effects of diet and loss of ovarian hormone production on adiposity, inflammation, cecal integrity, and gut microbial communities of rodent models (2016-11-30)Menopause is an age-related loss of ovarian hormone production that has been linked with obesity-associated metabolic dysfunction, increased visceral adiposity, and inflammation, although the mechanisms remain unclear. ...
A metagenomic approach to understanding the relationship between the vaginal microbiome and women’s reproductive health (2015-08-20)Vaginal microbes exert a strong influence on women's reproductive health. Perturbations in the vaginal microbiome have been associated with serious sequelae, such as bacterial vaginosis (BV) and pregnancy complications. ...
(2015-12-02)Although recognized as an essential nutrient in 1998, more than 90% of adults (including pregnant women) in the United States are consuming choline at levels below recommendations. Choline is required for normal neurodevelopment; ...