Changes in Gut Microbiota Associated With Disease Severity

Changes in Gut Microbiota Associated With Disease Severity

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Changes in Gut Microbiota Associated With Disease Severity

The richness and diversity of the gut’s microbial community, or microbiota, are reduced significantly after puberty and associated with greater disease severity in girls and young women with Rett syndrome, a study shows. These findings add to the growing body of evidence linking Rett syndrome and altered gut microbiota. While this study failed to find significant causal associations between changes in gut microbiota and gastrointestinal symptoms in these patients, the results may help to better understand…

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