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Shift In Gut Bacteria Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Prior to Disease Onset

Researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, along with those from the DIABIMMUNE Study Group have identified a correlation between changes in gut microbiota and the onset of type 1 diabetes in the largest longitudinal study of the microbiome to date. This study followed infants who were genetically predisposed to…

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April 14, 2015

Stress during pregnancy can impact infant gut microbiota

According to a recent article in Psychoneuroendocrinology, women who experience stress during pregnancy are more likely to have babies with dysbiosis and with a higher incidence of gastrointestinal issues and allergic reactions. Stress during pregnancy has been linked to both physical and psychological problems in the child. This study suggests the infant’s gut microbiota may…

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April 2, 2015