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Ruminococcus gnavus and the big bad lupus

The microbiota was suspected to play a role in lupus (at least in its most common form called “systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE”), a rare chronic autoimmune disease which is difficult to diagnose. Thanks to recent work by an American team, a specific bacterium has now been singled out: Ruminococc...

How can you protect your intestinal microbiota? Avoid excess salt

Consuming excessive amounts of salt favors the development of high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. Our gut and its microbiota--in direct contact with salt from food—may be the new key players in these diseases.   For the first time, German researchers have studied the effects ...
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