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The microbiome is the collection of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, that naturally live inside us.
Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mom’s Gut
July 20, 2018

Our John Lukens, PhD, and his colleagues have revealed that the health of the mother's microbiome during pregnancy determines the risk of autism in her offspring. What's the microbiome? It's the collection of microscopic organisms that naturally live inside us, and it's proving increasingly vital to good health. The good…