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We will start with some background information about the microbiome and its role in animal health, including digestion, immunity, and the nervous system. Then we will consider how contemporary lifestyles, such as antibiotic usage and modern diets, may affect the composition of microbes living in the digestive tract. We will consider how various health conditions, such as Irritable Bowel Disease is associated with alterations in the gut microbiome and the implications of these observations. Finally we will review different approaches that can be taken to improve gut health. Webinar Learning Objectives The microbiome and its role in animal health Roles played by key bacteria in the gut Different approaches to maintaining and restoring gut health, probiotics, diet, and fecal transplants
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