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Antibiotics and the Gut Microbiome

Antibiotics in early life alter the murine colonic microbiome and adiposity http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11400.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20120823 Antibiotics administered in low doses have been widely used as growth promoters in the agricultural industry since the 1950s, yet the mechanisms for this effect are unclear. Because … Continue reading

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Bacteria Fight Virus – Autism Implications

Brothers in Arms: Commensal Bacteria Help Fight Viruses, According to Penn Study http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2012/06/brothers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+penn-medicine-news+%28Penn+Medicine+News%29 PHILADELPHIA — Healthy humans harbor an enormous and diverse group of bacteria and other bugs that live within their intestines. These microbial partners provide beneficial aid in … Continue reading

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