All Hiroshi Ohno articles

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    Gut bacteria important for overcoming milk allergy


    Researchers led by Hiroshi Ohno at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in Japan have discovered a link between gut bacteria and the success of milk-allergy oral immunotherapy. Published in the scientific journal Allergology International, the study found that Bifidobacterium—a genus of beneficial bacteria in the ...

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    Bacteria treatment reduces insulin resistance and protects against diabetes


    Researchers have discovered a type of gut bacteria that might help improve insulin resistance, and thus protect against the development of obesity and type-2 diabetes.