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January 16, 2014

Your Microbiome May Trigger Diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis

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According to researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,¬†your microbiome regulates the immune system and related autoimmune diseases such as¬†rheumatoid arthritis. Specific gut bacteria may trigger the development of diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, and possibly fuel disease progression in people genetically predisposed to this confounding condition, say the researchers, who are […]

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