Microbiome may bring revolution in personalized medicine

The microbiome…has the potential to change the way we diagnose and treat the most critical diseases of our time…

[E]ach one of us possesses a unique microbial structure — …this will have an impact on how consumers respond to personalized therapeutics and diets. Whereas personalized medicine once felt like a concept from a science fiction movie…the dream of a microbiome is to make personalized medicine and nutrition accessible to all.

Much of the microbiome focus targets the human gut, where there is a higher density of microbes about which multinational companies are trying to learn more.

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Earlier [in 2016], two researchers…published the results of a study…that looks at how individuals respond differently to food, based in part on the different microbiomes they host. The results found that there is no item of food whose effects are predictably universal for everyone…

It proves to be the case that far more diseases than previously known may result from human interaction with the microbiome inside each one of us.

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Read full, original post: How the microbiome will lead a revolution in the consumerization of personalized medicine and diet

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