The International Politics of Gut Health

March 2019

By Megan Carney and Alyshia Galvez

"A recent study by researchers from the University of Minnesota provides evidence that the gut bacteria—or "microbiome"—of Asian populations, specifically Hmong and Karen communities, is radically altered for the worse upon migrating to the United States. They speculate with these findings that other immigrant populations in the U.S. are also suffering from similar disruptions to the microbiome." Read full article

Original article in Scientific American

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05/07/2019 - 09:18

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