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Gut microbiota differences seen in people with autism may be due to dietary preferences

Date: 11/11/2021

The diversity in species found in the guts of children with autism may be due to their restricted dietary preferences associated with autism, rather than the cause of their symptoms.


Polyphenol-rich diets improve leaky gut syndrome in the elderly

Date: 26/10/2021

Intestinal permeability causes a reduction of the gut integrity barrier, and is related to the development of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and even Alzheimer's


How the microbiome affects human health

Date: 19/10/2021

The human body has several distinct microbiomes—on the skin, in the mouth and in our airways—but the most consequential one for health is in the digestive system, commonly called the gut microbiome.


Natural compound in basil may protect against Alzheimer's disease pathology

Date: 05/10/2021

A sensing mechanism associated with the gut microbiome explains how fenchol, a compound abundant in basil, reduces neurotoxicity in the Alzheimer's brain, according to a new study.


Blowing In The Wind

Date: 04/10/2021

Where do all the gases go?


Looking to lose weight? Diet drinks might not be the sweet spot: study

Date: 28/09/2021

For females and people with obesity drinking artificially sweetened drinks may trick the brain into feeling hungry, which may in turn result in more calories being consumed


Review finds microbial patterns in patients with psychological disorders

Date: 24/09/2021

A new research review is the first to identify a pattern in the gut microbiome across the psychological conditions depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis/schizophrenia and anxiety.


Microbiome: ‘good’ gut bacteria really could help you lose weight – new study

Date: 21/09/2021

Recent research has found that the presence of specific “good” microbes in the gut of people dieting to lose weight affected how many pounds they were able to lose.


Eating a high quality diet reduces risk of developing COVID-19

Date: 08/09/2021

People with the highest quality diet were around 10% less likely to develop COVID-19 than those with the lowest quality diet, and 40% less likely to fall severely ill.


Are omega-3 fatty acids prebiotic ingredients?

Date: 03/09/2021

Omega-3s may beneficially alter the composition of the gut microbiome and lead to increases in the production of short chain fatty acids, according to a new study.


This Is Your Gut on Sugar

Date: 22/08/2021

Researchers are finally uncovering the exact ways that sugar disrupts the GI tract


Microbes turn back the clock as research discovers their potential to reverse aging in the brain

Date: 09/08/2021

Research introduces a novel approach to reverse aspects of aging-related deterioration in the brain and cognitive function via the microbes in the gut.


Gut bacteria rewind ageing brain in mice

Date: 09/08/2021

This new study showed show that taking the microbiome from young mice and transplanting them into old mice, reversed many of the effects of ageing on learning and memory and immune impairments.


Distinctive gut microbiome unrelated to diet may characterize children with autism

Date: 26/07/2021

This study shows for the first time that the gut microbiota of children with autism is abnormally developed and lags that of age-matched peers.


Review suggests vitamin K2 may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Date: 19/07/2021

Vitamin K2 has the potential to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and contribute to its prevention, according to the authors of this review study.


Fungi that live in the gut influence health and disease

Date: 14/07/2021

Fungi - a microorganism that lives within us - may be equally important as bacteria in health and disease.


Antibiotics in early life could affect brain development

Date: 14/07/2021

The findings suggest reducing widespread antibiotic use or using alternatives, when possible, to prevent neurodevelopment problems.


Fibromyalgia likely the result of autoimmune problems

Date: 01/07/2021

This study has uncovered a whole new area of therapeutic options and should give real hope to fibromyalgia patients.


Gut microbe secreted molecule linked to formation of new nerve cells in adult brain

Date: 28/06/2021

A new study has found gut microbes that metabolize tryptophan—an essential amino acid—secrete small molecules called indoles, which stimulate the development of new brain cells in adults.


Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners

Date: 25/06/2021

This study is the first to show that some of the sweeteners most commonly found in food and drink—saccharin, sucralose and aspartame—can make normal and 'healthy' gut bacteria become pathogenic.