Microorganisms in gut can be influenced by a child’s socioeconomic status, study says

A nationwide study led by TGen found that a child’s socioeconomic status could influence the gut microbiome and shape the child’s health throughout his or her lifetime. The microbiome is a mix of trillions of microscopic organisms within the digestive tract that protects against specific pathogens, aids growth development and influences how children respond to vaccines. Previous