Gut Bugs Control The Body’s Thermostat

January 18, 2023


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5-15 mins
Blog Gut Intestines Microbiome Bacteria Shapes
Presented by Michigan Medicine

Since the 1860s, humans have begun to run cooler, and no one knows the exact reason behind the baseline temperature decrease. A new study points to the gut microbiome as a potential regulator of body temperature, both in health and during life-threatening infections. The study, led by Robert Dickson, M.D., was organized to track correlations between body temperature, bacteria present in the stomach, and health outcome

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