Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Study Finds Autism-Gastrointestinal Link

Children with autism have bacteria in their gut that is different from the bacteria seen in kids who do not have the disorder, researchers have found.
In their report, published Jan. 10, 2012, in the online journal mBio, researchers from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York City suggested that this finding could help explain the link between autism and gastrointestinal problems, such as inflammation.

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