A new study provides novel insights into the relationship between the human microbiome and autism.
Using an innovative computational approach, researchers reanalyzed previous data sets, finding a unique microbial signature in autistic individuals that could help distinguish them from neurotypical individuals. This study not only sheds light on the puzzling biological roots of autism but also emphasizes the need for future in-depth, long-term research.
The study’s comprehensive approach may also prove instrumental in investigating other complex conditions where the microbiome may play a role, such as depression, Parkinson’s, and cancer.
Source: Neuroscience News