Could sealing the blood brain barrier and gut really be this easy?

A study I posted recently on the Facebook page generated a decent discussion on how traumatic brain injury promotes a leaky gut.  The interesting take-home message from the study is that one long term symptom of traumatic brain injury(TBI) is "leaky gut". The theoretical trek from there is that endotoxin can then cross the gut … Continue reading Could sealing the blood brain barrier and gut really be this easy?

New study sheds light on circadian rhythms and autoimmunity

A new study showing the relationship between the circadian clocks and autoimmunity hints at a potential lifestyle fix to help quell the fires of autoimmunity.  The study, published in Nature Communications, found that disruption of the circadian clock in myeloid cells by removal of the gene BMAL1,  which teams up with CLOCK to function as … Continue reading New study sheds light on circadian rhythms and autoimmunity