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    Default New Study Reveals Link Between Microbiota And Multiple Sclerosis

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    October 15 20

    Multiple sclerosis is an immune-mediated autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that develops in genetically susceptible individuals and requires environmental triggers. A new study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, shows that gut microbiota could play a big role in the pathogenesis of this disease.
    In multiple sclerosis, the body’s own immune system attacks and damages the protective coating around nerve cells.

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    Default Re: New Study Reveals Link Between Microbiota And Multiple Sclerosis

    Yet another example of how gut microbes influence our overall health. This research shows that substantial and continued progress is being made in developing therapeutic approaches that target specific cells, as oppose to wreaking havoc on the entire immune system.

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