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Posted on05 May 2021
Mapping the gut microbiome of people living in Singapore, to enable researchers, scientists and doctors to study links between the gut and chronic diseases. There has been a lot of buzz in the last few years about the human gut microbiome, which is the genetic material of the trillions of microbes in the human body.

With advances in science, researchers and scientists can look at how these micro-organisms in the gut are linked to disease. Dysfunction in the microbiome has been associated with autoimmune diseases such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis; gastrointestinal problems such as Crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome; and conditions such as eczema, anxiety, obesity and autism.

Dietician Bi Bi Chia from Raffles Medical, says early detection of dysfunction in the microbiome “gives us an opportunity for early disease intervention and management”.

Source: ST, 05/05/2021

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