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Articles On Autoimmune - Page 2

March 27, 2013

Multiple Sclerosis, Other Autoimmune Diseases May Be Controlled By Hunger-Spiking Neurons

MedicalNewsToday.com

"Neurons that control hunger in the central nervous system also regulate immune cell functions, implicating eating behavior as a defense against infections and autoimmune disease development..."

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March 6, 2013

Too Much Salt May Trigger Autoimmune Diseases

Reuters by Julie Steenhuysen

"The findings suggest that salt may play a previously unknown role in triggering autoimmune diseases such as MS or type 1 diabetes in individuals who are already genetically predisposed."

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January 22, 2013

Gut Microbes May Have Role In Autoimmune Protection: Study

NutraIngredients.com by Nathan Gray

"Early exposure to normal gut microbes could help to protect against the later development of autoimmune diseases, according to new research in mice."

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January 16, 2013

Probiotic/prebiotic supplementation of antiretrovirals improves gastrointestinal immunity in SIV-infected macaques

jci.com

"...our data suggest that PP (probiotics/prebiotics) treatment may be a useful approach to supplementing ARV therapy in HIV-infected individuals to mitigate residual GI inflammation and damage..."

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