Andrew H. Barclay

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BACKGROUND A limited body of research suggests that ongoing maintenance enteral nutrition (MEN) can be beneficial in maintaining disease remission in Crohn's Disease (CD). We aimed to assess how achievable MEN is and whether it helps to prolong remission. METHODS Patients newly diagnosed with CD in 2010 and 2011 who commenced exclusive enteral nutrition(More)
OBJECTIVES Exploring associations between the gut microbiota and colonic inflammation and assessing sequential changes during exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) may offer clues into the microbial origins of Crohn's disease (CD). METHODS Fecal samples (n=117) were collected from 23 CD and 21 healthy children. From CD children fecal samples were collected(More)
Hydrothermal flow through seafloor black smoker vents is typically turbulent and vigorous, with speeds often exceeding 1 m/s. Although theory predicts that these flows will generate sound, the prevailing view has been that black smokers are essentially silent. Here we present the first unambiguous field recordings showing that these vents radiate(More)
There have been a number of reports recently that mother's breast milk may be a source of benefi cial bacteria that colonise her infant's gastrointestinal tract. 1 – 16 The human gut is the home of a large community of bacteria which plays a part in a range of activities which contribute to our health. Occupying the colon, where their collective number of(More)
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