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The Spanish Influenza of 1918

If I were to tell you that the single most deadly event in recorded human history took place in the 1900’s, what would you think it was? 3,347 more words

Diseases & Pathogens

Researchers connect brain blood vessel lesions to intestinal bacteria

NIH-funded pre-clinical study links gut microbes and the immune system to a genetic disorder that can cause stroke and seizures.

 A study in mice and humans suggests that bacteria in the gut can influence the structure of the brain’s blood vessels, and may be responsible for producing malformations that can lead to stroke or epilepsy. 1,083 more words