Editors' ChoiceEpilepsy

Ketogenic bugs as epilepsy drugs

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Science Translational Medicine  20 Jun 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 446, eaau0471
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aau0471


The gut microbiome mediates the beneficial effects of a ketogenic diet on epileptic seizures through modulation of GABA/glutamate ratios in the hippocampus.

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