Policy Analysis: Life Sciences
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Chalmers study show that changes in gut bacteria protect against stroke

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg demonstrate that an altered gut microbiota in humans is associated with symptomatic atherosclerosis and stroke. These findings are presented in a study published in Nature Communications.

​The human body contains ten times more bacterial cells than human cells, most of which are found in the gut. These bacteria contain an enormous number of genes in addition to our host genome, and are collectively known...



Related subjects: Bacteria, Stroke

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