High Levels of Gut Bacterial Toxins Found in Spinal Fluid of MS Patients

High Levels of Gut Bacterial Toxins Found in Spinal Fluid of MS Patients

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High Levels of Gut Bacterial Toxins Found in Spinal Fluid of MS Patients

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) have high levels of toxic compounds made by gut bacteria in the fluid around their brain and spinal cord, a study found. “This work not only furthers our understanding of the role of gut-brain communication in neurodegenerative disease progression, but also provides a potential metabolic target” to develop new MS therapies, one of the scientists, Patrizia Casaccia, MD, PhD, of City University of New York (CUNY), said in a press…

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