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The Good, the Bad, the Unknown: Bacteria in your Body

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At the UNC Microbiome Core Facility, researchers have found that our intestines are full of known and unknown species that compose unique bacterial ecologies. UNC researchers share their findings on the role of bacteria in several ailments, including colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, and colon cancer. They are discovering that probiotics begin to help our health when we are babies.
Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 27 Issue 2, Winter 2011, p20-25, il