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The Promise Is Not Reality Quite Yet:  How The Microbiome Has Caught Our Attention—Part 2

posted in Clinical Science Research

In March, I wrote that the view of the role of intestinal bacteria in allergic diseases has evolved from disdain and scorn in the 1990s to current ‘rational exuberance’ (to paraphrase a term from Alan Greenspan—former chairperson of the Federal Reserve).  Health care professionals and scientists refer to the intestinal bacteria as the ‘microbiome’—the community […]