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This article is from the In-Depth Report World Changing Ideas 2013
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Genetic Cures for the Gut

Metagenomic treatments instead might involve a series of interventions calculated to disturb the microbiome in a certain way, by introducing specific organisms that are prevalent in a healthy gut, followed by dietary and lifestyle changes.

This article was originally published with the title "Microbes in our gut could be manipulated to fight illnesses and infections."

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