The microbes that live inside you hint more than your genes do about your likelihood of having health conditions ranging from asthma to cancer and schizophrenia, according to a new analysis.
The finding suggests that monitoring the ecosystems ofbacteria, viruses, protozoa andfungi that live inside us couldhelp diagnose or even prevent some conditions. Thatsgoing to change medicine,says Braden Tierney atHarvard Medical School, whoworked on the analysis.
However, it also raises privacy issues, because information about this microbiome …
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