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Scientists discover more about the battle in your belly

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Digestive Health, Jul 31, 2014

There's a complex ecosystem deep inside your gut, home to trillions of bacteria armed with the power to help – or harm – you. “We are coming to terms with the fact that gut bacteria form an additional, really important factor when we think about how people get disease and how treatment affects them,” said Dr. Purna Kashyap, associate program director of the Mayo Clinic’s Microbiome Program.

Tags: Star Tribune, gut bacteria, microbiome

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