The brain controls every movement of our body. The human control center collects information from the body and the environment and processes them into reactions. However, as it also applies to control centers in technology, sport and traffic: Damage or a failure can have disastrous consequences. For the brain, these are diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's or strokes. Learn more about current treatment and therapy options and what influences the intestinal flora has on multiple sclerosis in our Topic of the Month in December.