All Cell Host & Microbe articles

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    ME linked to changes in the gut microbiome and metabolites


    Two studies have found that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is associated with reduced levels in the gastrointestinal microbiome of microbes known to produce the fatty acid butyrate, disruptions that could explain in part how the immune system becomes disrupted in people with ME/CFS.

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    Identity theft revealed as the secret of cat parasite’s success


    Researchers at Stockholm University have discovered how the microscopic parasite Toxoplasma so successfully spreads in the body by infecting immune cells and hijacking their identity.