Autism: Research dis-establishes microbiome link

By Ellen Phiddian
November 17 2021 - 11:00pm
Reversing link between gut microbiome and autism

A link between autism and the gut microbiome has been researched for almost a decade, but which directs which? Some studies, albeit inconsistent, have suggested that people on the autism spectrum tend to have a smaller array of bacteria and other microbes in their gut, leading to the theory that their biota drives their behaviour.

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