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Extramural Paper of the Month: Microbiome Affects Early Childhood Behavior Differently in Girls and Boys

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Bacteria in the gut of young children may relate to behavioral disorders, affecting girls and boys differently, according to an SRP-funded study at the Dartmouth College SRP Center. This is one of the first studies to examine associations between the microbiome, the collection of bacteria and other microorganisms in the body, and a broad range of behavioral outcomes that may vary by sex.

Read more in the NIEHS Environmental Factor Newsletter.

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