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Public in the dark about gut health, survey reveals

Date: 18/07/2019

What does the general public know about the importance of their microbiome, where do they go for information and what do they do to improve their gut health? A healthcare company-sponsored survey set out to investigate.


27 June 2019 - The Conversation - You are what you eat – why the future of nutrition is personal

Date: 27/06/2019

Foods that have comparable nutritional profiles can have very different effects on the microbiome.


27 June 2019 - Nutraingredients - Gut bacteria changes a target to address food allergies, study finds

Date: 27/06/2019

Researchers identify changes in gut bacteria as a target to possibly prevent and reverse food allergies, following use of faecal microbiota transplants to “reset the immune system”.


25 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Zero-calorie sweeteners on trial again

Date: 25/06/2019

In this study, pregnant and lactating mice were exposed to sucralose and acesulfame-K - a common combination in soda, sports supplements and other sweetened products - and found their pups developed harmful metabolic and gut bacteria changes.


24 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Microbiome links diet to health

Date: 24/06/2019

Data suggests that gut microbiome composition influences how diet is metabolized, potentially impacting host health by modulating specific metabolites and their downstream signaling pathways.


23 June 2019 - The Guardian - Eat more avocado! What I learned from the study that will change how we eat

Date: 23/06/2019

The Predict study measured thousands of people’s reactions to different foods in an effort to develop truly individualised, preventive medicine. Is this the start of a dietary revolution?


Gut-brain axis may be bridge linking chronic pain with microbiome changes

Date: 21/06/2019

A Canadian study reveals the gut bacteria’s relationship with chronic pain in findings that identify changes in the gut microbiome in people with fibromyalgia.


20 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods may hold key to rise in autism

Date: 20/06/2019

High levels of Propionic Acid (PPA), used to increase the shelf life of packaged foods and inhibit mold in commercially processed cheese and bread, reduce the development of neurons in fetal brains.


17 June 2019 - Nutraingredients - Study offers more evidence for personalised diets, even with identical twins

Date: 17/06/2019

The largest ongoing scientific nutrition study of its kind reveals preliminary results showing that individual responses to the same foods are unique, even between identical twins.


4 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could boosting the gut microbiome be the secret to healthier older age?

Date: 04/06/2019

Faecal transplants from young to aged mice can stimulate the gut microbiome and revive the gut immune system, according to a new study.


30 May 2019 - Science Daily - Gut bacteria's connections to human health, disease

Date: 30/05/2019

Researchers have made an important advance in understanding the roles that gut bacteria play in human health.


29 May 2019 - Nutraingredients - Mental health and the microbiome: Mixed findings over probiotics' anxiety impact — Review

Date: 29/05/2019

With more research being conducted on the gut-brain axis, studies have reported that the gut microbiota plays an important part in regulating brain function.


23 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Possible link between infant gut microbiome and development of allergies

Date: 23/05/2019

Mouse-based research finds a possible link between the gut microbiome in infants and the development of allergies.


20 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria

Date: 20/05/2019

People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a new review of studies.


16 May 2019 - Nutraingredients - Could the gut-brain axis be key to fighting age-related cognitive decline?

Date: 16/05/2019

Modifying our microbiome with prebiotic fibres could help lower levels of brain inflammation and boost brain function during ageing, according to new mouse-based research.


15 May 2019 - Science Daily - Over-fed bacteria make people sick

Date: 15/05/2019

In a new hypothesis, a research team suggests that inflammatory diseases are caused by an over-supply of food, and the associated disturbance of the intestine's natural bacterial colonization.


10 May 2019 - Nutraingredients - Personalised possibilities? Gut bacteria prevalence linked to genetic ability to digest starch

Date: 10/05/2019

A recently discovered relationship between genetic variation and the bacterial balance in our gut microbiome could help nutritionists personalise their recommendations, say those behind the study.


6 May 2019 - Science Daily - Transplanting gut bacteria alters depression-related behavior, brain inflammation in animals

Date: 06/05/2019

Scientists have shown that transplanting gut bacteria, from a stressed to a non-stressed animal, can cause vulnerable behaviour in the recipient. The research reveals details of biological interactions between the brain and gut that may someday lead to probiotic treatments for human psychiatric disorders such as depression.


25 April 2019 - Nutraingredients - Probiotic strain makes use of gut-brain axis to aid stress management, study finds

Date: 25/04/2019

A probiotic strain of Bifidobacterium longum appears to improve the ability to respond and cope with stress as research provides more proof of the bidirectional communication between the gut and brain.


23 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Feeding juvenile rats extra omega-3 PUFAs and vitamin A shown to reduce negative health impact of stress

Date: 23/04/2019

A team of researchers has found that giving rats exposed to a stressful environment extra doses of omega-3 fatty acids, resulted in a reduction of the kinds of mental and physical damage that normally occur under such circumstances.