06-20-2018, 03:19 PM   #1
Gabriel89
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Epstein-Barr (EBV)

Now, a groundbreaking study by a team from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital shows that exposure to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), best known for causing mononucleosis, appears to boost the risk of developing seven other diseases in individuals who inherited predisposing gene variants. Those autoimmune diseases are lupus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, and type 1 diabetes.

https://youtu.be/3D1ldTtho2c

the original study. pretty robust and hard to consume:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s415...iflscience.com
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