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Probiotics and prebiotics in the elderly
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    With reference to the article by Hamilton-Miller, aging mechanisms have not yet been fully understood.[1] A great number of theories have been proposed by scientists, but none of them is completely satisfactory. The problem could be found in the fact that very often we look for one deciding, definitive reason for the process of ageing. It is a sort of search for a big discovery, like a fountain of youth or s...

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