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The words "patient" and "doctor" shouldn’t be used in the plural
Doctors and patients are often homogenized into two main categories: the caregivers and the people receiving treatment. But everyone has their own specificities, depending on their experience, their training, where they come from, etc.
Deciphering the link between skin allergies and the gut microbiota
Over the last few years, scientists have discovered connections between gut microbiota imbalances and various diseases. Now, in a study using mice, biologists from the CNRS, INSERM, and Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University —together with colleagues from the Institut Pasteur de Lille and the NIH (USA)— have revealed a surprising relationship between a viral detection system, the composition of the gut microbiota, and the development of skin allergies. Their findings, published in PNAS (September 24, 2018) suggest potential new therapies.