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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2020, 1(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2020.010107.

Microbiome, Obesity and its treatment


Yukai Liu

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Yukai Liu

Shanghai Foreign Language School, Shanghai, China, 200083


The prevalence of Obesity kept rising over the last decade. To deal with this global health challenge, current therapies, however, have certain limitations. After discovering mechanisms between microbiota and human body and comparing lean and obese individuals, it is found that manipulating microbiome could probably be a solution. Based on recent findings, microbiome-based therapies are introduced, along with speculation for possible treatment.


Microbiome; Obesity; Gut microbiota composition; Microbiome-based Treatment; Probiotics; Prebiotics; Fecal Transplant

Cite This Paper

Yukai Liu. Microbiome, Obesity and its treatment. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2020) Vol. 1, Issue 1: 46-50. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2020.010107.


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