Next-gen microbiome drugs are now on sale – should you buy them?

 作者:漆苜甜     |      日期:2019-03-03 06:12:04
SciMAT/Science Photo Library FOR the last decade, we’ve been promised that one day, we’ll be able to mine and modify our microbiomes – the bacteria that live in and on our bodies – to tackle diseases and stay healthy. So far little in the way of practical applications has emerged. This year is different, as attendees at the Human Microbiome Congress in San Diego heard. A key theme animating the recent conference was the explosion of drugs targeting the microbiome: