Health

Overcoming challenges to global child and adolescent health

The latest special issue of PLOS Medicine outlines different aspects of child and adolescent health and development, and the social determinants of health. The studies within the collection were selected by PLOS Medicine's ...

Genetics

Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows

Our gut microbiome—the ever-changing "rainforest" of bacteria living in our intestines—is primarily affected by our lifestyle, including what we eat or the medications we take, most studies show.

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