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Gut bacteria relieve epilepsy

Microbiome A high-fat and low-carbohydrate, or ketogenic, diet is used to treat children with refractory epilepsy. Olson et al. show that the ketogenic diet enriches populations of the gut commensal bacteria Akkermansia muciniphila and Parabacteroides spp. The presence of these species appears to

Authors:   Caroline Ash; Jesse Smith; Gemma Alderton
Journal:   Science
Volume:   360
edition:   6394
Year:   2018
Pages:   1199
DOI:   10.1126/science.360.6394.1199-c
Publication date:   15-Jun-2018
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