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Tag: Nature

Researchers Discover How Gut Bacteria Can Trigger Autoimmunity

August 4, 2022 Immunologists have found that a certain gut bacteria escapes from the intestines to trigger inflammation that can lead to autoimmune diseases. A new study published in Nature provides an insight into how particular gut bacteria evolve over time through a phenomenon called ‘within-host evolution’. The new findings open the door for the […] Read More

The LRA Leads Exploration into the Microbiome in Lupus

January 30, 2020 Why does the immune system turn on itself to attack the body it’s supposed to protect?  That question has many possible answers – and one may be the microbiome – the trillions of bacteria living inside our bodies that, in people with lupus, may trigger autoimmune attacks. An article in this week’s […] Read More
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