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07 July 2016 - Nutraingredients - Scientists connect gut microbiota disruption with multiple sclerosis onset

Gastro dysbiosis has been implicated in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) as a study continues to lay bare the gut microbiota’s influence on a range of chronic conditions.


04 July 2016 - Nutraingredients - Prebiotics & probiotics may ease gut-centric chronic fatigue syndrome: Study

Signs of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been found in the gut bacteria in research conducted at Cornell University, which questions whether the disease originates in the brain.




21 June 2016 - Nutraingredients - Loss of diverse gut bacterium may cause autistic behaviours

This study entertains the possibility that probiotic treatment can be beneficial in ‘restoring’ certain behaviours in autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions.








06 June 2016 - Medscape - High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Does Not Lead to Weight Gain

Following a Mediterranean diet that is not calorie restricted and is high in healthy fats from olive oil or nuts does not cause weight gain over 5 years compared with a low-fat diet, according to results from this study.






25 May 2016 - FoodNavigator - Artificial sweeteners cut calories but may affect glucose control in obese: Study

Artificial sweeteners may help obese individuals cut calories and lose weight but a new study has suggested that these sugar substitutes impair how glucose is utilised in the body.