How the Nervous System Plays a Part in Keeping Your Gut Balanced


There’s this fascinating article from Science Daily that we just couldn’t help but share. It’s called In Fighting Gut Infections, Nervous System Is Key, Yale-Harvard Team Finds

It shares an intriguing new discovery. Here’s the gist of the study as told by Richard Flavell, Sterling Professor of Immunobiology at Yale and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator:

We used to believe that the immune system cells and intestinal barrier cells communicated to keep out invading bugs by mobilizing anti-microbial proteins. The story is actually not true — it is the nervous system telling barrier cells what to do.

Interested in finding out more? Just click on the link below to read the article more in-depth.

Read the source article at ScienceDaily