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Can gut microbes and genes do the job of weight loss surgery?

09:44 EDT 16 Apr 2019 | Science Blog

Can gut microbes and genes do the job of weight loss surgery?by Emanuela Barbiroglio Mice that have undergone weight loss surgery experience a change in the composition of their gut bacteria and the functioning of their genes, leading scientists to explore the possibility of mimicking these changes to develop a non-surgical treatment for obesity and liver disease in humans.  Obesity and associated metabolic diseases such as lifestyle-related […]

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