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One More Small Piece of the  Puzzle on the Role of Gut Micro Organisms in MS

One More Small Piece of the Puzzle on the Role of Gut Micro Organisms in MS

Written by Ana Belo Van Wijk, PHD for Multiple Selerosis News, Study Generates New Piece of Puzzle on Role of Gut Microbiota Researchers found a significant increase in some types of gut bacteria and lower levels of an anti-inflammatory factor in untreated multiple sclerosis twins. The study offered working evidence that components of gut microbiota contribute to autoimmune diseases like MS. Researchers published their article in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It was titled Gut microbiota from multiple sclerosis patients enables spontaneous autoimmune encephalomyelitis in mice.  Our gut contains millions of good bacteria, fungi, bacteria-like archaea,...

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