Common stomach bacteria can reduce MS symptoms in mice

23 August 2017

Source MS Society:

Researchers have found that common gut bacteria can suppress MS symptoms in mice.

We already know that gut bacteria can change the severity of symptoms in mice with a condition like MS. Now researchers have shown that brain inflammation and myelin damage were significantly reduced by one particular bacterium, called P. histicola.

It’s a microbe commonly found in your mouth and throat as well as your gut, and has previously been shown to reduce arthritis in mice.  Read on.


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