Gut microbiota species correlates with relapse risk in pediatric MS

A “high relative abundance” of a gut microbiota species in the Blautia genus correlated with a greater risk for MS relapse in pediatric patients, according to findings presented during an encore session of MSVirtual2020.The study represents the largest of its kind in MS, but the findings need to be replicated in larger investigations, the researchers noted.“What we do know about the gut microbiome in MS is largely from adult-onset cohorts,” Mary Horton, MPH, epidemiology PhD candidate at University of California, Berkeley, said during her presentation. “TheRead More

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