Monday, August 8, 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers link gut microbiome to infant brain development

Preliminary research at UNC-Chapel Hill Medical School shows a relationship between how the brains of infants develop and the type of bacteria living in their stomachs. The communities of bacteria, viruses and small fungi that make their homes inside larger animals are known as the “microbiome.

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