April 24, 2023 – Parents of newborns know that the contents of their babies’ diapers have a story to tell, such as how the latest meal went over or if the baby is getting enough to drink. Scientists in Denmark wanted to know more about what may cause people to develop diseases, so they, too, turned to the diapers.

The researchers found 10,000 stories, in the form of viruses, many of which had never before been identified.

“Specifically we are trying to decipher how having certain gut bacteria in infancy can protect you from developing chronic disease later in life,” said researcher…


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