A new study by Texas researchers has shown that probiotics can be helpful in treating conditions like autism. Female mice were fed a high-fat diet and mated with male mice on a regular diet. Some of the children of these mice had behaviors and symptoms similar to social disorders like autism. The researchers found that the affected mice had a low concentration of gut bacteria (or probiotics). When probiotics were re-introduced into their stomachs, the mice’s symptoms lessened. While this is years away from clinical use, it is exciting nonetheless.
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