• More than just a carnival trick: Researchers can guess your age based on your microbes

    1 month ago - By Phys

    Our microbiomes-the complex communities of microbes that live in, on and around us-are influenced by our diets, habits, environments and genes, and are known to change with age. In turn, the makeup of our microbiomes, particularly in the gut, is well-recognized for its influence on our health. For example, gut microbiome composition has been linked to inflammatory bowel disease, autoimmune disease, obesity, even neurological disorders, such as autism.
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