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Gut feelings: Gut bacteria are linked to our personalities

Date: 28/01/2020

Study finds that gut microbiome composition and diversity are related to differences in personality, including sociability and neuroticism.


27 January 2020 - Eurekalert - Algae shown to improve gastrointestinal health

Date: 27/01/2020

Project is the first to test green algae on symptoms related to human digestion.


Food additives and sweeteners found to impact gut microbiome diversity

Date: 27/01/2020

Certain additives and artificial sweeteners can change microbial composition, say scientists, who note the altered profile is similar to that seen in those with inflammatory bowel disease or obesity.


27 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Turning to the gut to better understand depression

Date: 27/01/2020

Study asks if the microbes in our digestive track can influence our mental state and, if so, how?


24 January 2020 - Nutraingredients - Can our microbiome accurately identify diseases … and predict death?

Date: 24/01/2020

Microbiome sequencing is ‘more accurate’ than full genome sequencing at distinguishing between healthy and ill people… and could predict whether you are likely to die in the next 15 years, two new papers suggest


23 January 2020 - Nutraingredients - What your child’s gut health says about their behavior

Date: 23/01/2020

Recent research indicates the gut microbiome could be a potential determinant of how a child’s environment ultimately impacts their neurobiological function and mental health outcomes.


22 January 2020 - The Guardian - The poo panacea: inside the strange, surprising world of faecal transplants

Date: 22/01/2020

When treating antibiotic-resistant infections, injecting patients with other people’s excrement - a fecal transplant - can be highly effective. Could it be the answer to dementia, anorexia and obesity too?


19 January 2020 - The Guardian - From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine’s new frontier

Date: 19/01/2020

The barrier between mind and body appears to be crumbling. Clinical practice and public perception need to catch up.


14 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Gut bacteria could guard against Parkinson's, study finds

Date: 16/01/2020

A common bacteria that boosts digestive health can slow - and even reverse - build-up of a protein associated with Parkinson's, new research suggests.


Common foods can help 'landscape' the jungle of our gut microbiome

Date: 13/01/2020

Foods we eat commonly affect our gut microbiota. New research shows they do so by triggering the production of bacteriophage - viruses that infect and replicate inside bacteria.


12 January 2020 - The Guardian - The alarming truth about how sugar ruins your sleep

Date: 12/01/2020

Too much sugar can lead to weight gain, causes tooth decay and increases the risk of diabetes. But it also has another profound effect – it messes with your sleep, and in such a way that your sleeplessness will leave you with a craving for more sugar.


6 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US

Date: 06/01/2020

As food consumed in the U.S. becomes more and more processed, obesity may become more prevalent. Detailed recommendations to improve diet quality and overall nutrition are needed for consumers, who are prioritizing food that is cheaper and more convenient, but also highly processed.


11 December 2019 - Psychology Today - Epigenetic Influences on Depressed Mood: A Concise Review

Date: 11/12/2019

Stress and poor nutrition probably increase risk of developing depressed mood.


4 December 2019 - Nutraingredients - Long-term data on diet-microbiome interactions needed, warn researchers

Date: 04/12/2019

While each person's gut microbiome is unique and tends to remain relatively stable, daily transient fluctuations are observed, and diet is a key modifiable factor.


3 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Probiotic may help treat colic in infants

Date: 03/12/2019

Probiotic found to lessen symptoms of colic in babies, resulting in better sleep patterns.


25 November 2019 - The Conversation - How does a piece of bread cause a migraine?

Date: 25/11/2019

When someone suffers from celiac disease – a digestive disorder caused by an autoimmune response to gluten – there is a clear link between migraine headaches and gluten.


12 November 2019 - Medscape - Vaginal Birth and Breastfeeding Linked to Less Allergy

Date: 12/11/2019

"Pregnant women - especially those with allergies - should be aware that their diet during pregnancy can affect their child's chances of developing eczema and/or food allergies."


11 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - What do we know about the gut microbiota in Parkinson's disease?

Date: 11/11/2019

Review: "Further research is still required to increase our understanding of the possible role of gut microbiota in Parkinson's Disease. It is important to emphasize that no microbiota-based treatment for PD exists to date."


5 November 2019 - Psychology Today - An Autoimmune Reaction to Gluten May Cause Childhood Anxiety

Date: 05/11/2019

New research links markers for celiac disease with anxiety in children.


4 November 2019 - Medscape - Common Drugs Affect Composition, Function of the Gut Microbiome

Date: 04/11/2019

Proton-pump inhibitors, metformin and several other commonly used drugs markedly alter the taxonomic structure and metabolic function as well as antibiotic-resistance genes in the gut microbiome.