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How genes, birthplace shape your gut microbes

How genes, birthplace shape your gut microbes

Researchers linked specific genes in an animal - in this case, a mouse - to the presence and abundance of specific microbes in its gut.

Early diet influences gut bacteria composition in infants

The gut microbiota is a complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract.

Gut microbes can reduce severity of malaria

An increased abundance of bacteria common in yogurt was found in the mice that exhibited reduced malaria pathology.