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23 August 2017 - MedicalXpress - Linking mental health and the gut microbiome

Date: 23/08/2017

Better understanding the gastrointestinal microbiome may help psychiatrists treat mental health disorders such as depression, highlights a review in Frontiers in Psychiatry.

Dietary fibre helps ‘good’ bacteria win battle of the microbiome

Date: 16/08/2017

Feeding beneficial gut bacteria with fibre appears to help a signalling mechanism which limits the growth of harmful pathogens, according to a new study published in Science.

All the Stars of Food and Mood

Date: 04/08/2017

We are what we eat, and the brain is the most energy hungry organ in the body, surpassing even the heart. Surely our diets affect our thinking and our moods. But how do we prove it, and then what do we do about it?

26 July 2017 - MedicalXpress - Understanding the constant dialogue that goes on between our gut and our brain

Date: 26/07/2017

In his book "The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health" (Harper Collins, 2016), Dr. Emeran Mayer retells Petrov's story, and he notes how many historic and present-day decision-makers have cited unspecified feelings in their gut as tipping the balance on a difficult call.

26 April 2017 - Nutraingredients - Valuable protection: Is the variety of gut bacteria more important than immune system in newborns?

Date: 26/04/2017

Susceptibility to intestinal infections in neonates has been generally ascribed to immaturity of the innate and adaptive immune systems; however, additional factors may play a role, as this study demonstrates.

19 April 2017 - Nutraingredients - Gut bacteria control age-related inflammation: Mouse data

Date: 19/04/2017

Changes to our microbiome and intestinal barrier functions directly lead to increased levels of systemic inflammation as we age, say researchers who suggest such age-related inflammation is reversible.

10 March 2017 - Nutraingredients - Could probiotic ease depression? Mouse study suggests so…

Date: 10/03/2017

Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-culture yogurt and sauerkraut, could reverse depressive symptoms, according to a new mouse study that researchers think could hold true in humans.

17 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - How gut microbiome and diet can affect depression

Date: 17/02/2017

An international group of researchers headed by André Carvalho has published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a paper that provides new data and prospects for the links between the intestinal flora and several disorders, notably depression.

10 February 2017 - Science Daily - Prebiotics may help to cope with stress

Date: 10/02/2017

Probiotics are well known to benefit digestive health, but prebiotics are less well understood. Recent study in rats shows that prebiotic fibers may help to protect beneficial gut bacteria and restore healthy sleep patterns after a stressful event.

10 January 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners jumps by 200 percent in US children

Date: 10/01/2017

Study shows big increases in consumption of artificial sweeteners in recent years

14 December 2016 - NutraIngredients - Probiotics have a ‘positive effect’ on stress and anxiety: Meta-analysis

Date: 14/12/2016

More studies need to be conducted to determine if the consumption of probiotics could also assist with symptoms of diagnosed clinical depression.

02 December 2016 - NutraIngredients - Does Parkinson's start in the gut? Study reinforces gut-brain link

Date: 02/12/2016

Parkinson's disease may be triggered by gut microbes, according to a study that points to probiotics as a potential therapy for the disease.