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6 August 2019 - Nutraingredients - ‘Intriguing’: Prebiotics may protect against detrimental effects of early life stress

Early life stress, such as maternal separation, may cause long-term alterations to brain neurochemistry and the gut microbiome. The potential is there to modulate these detrimental effects using interventions such as prebiotics.


18 July 2019 - Nutraingredients - Public in the dark about gut health, survey reveals

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.


28 June 2019 - Questioning Answers - Roger Moore's eyebrows, ADHD and coeliac disease part 2

Behaviourally defined diagnostic labels such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) seem to rarely exist in some sort of clinical vacuum. Part of that vacuum also potentially encompasses a range of somatic symptoms and/or diagnostic labels.


21 June 2019 - Nutraingredients - Gut-brain axis may be bridge linking chronic pain with microbiome changes

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.


18 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Gut microbes associated with temperament traits in children

New research suggests that gut microbes of a 2.5-month-old infant are associated with the temperament traits manifested at six months of age.


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

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

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.


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

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?

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.


13 May 2019 - Nutraingredients - Berries and brain health: What do we know so far?

Early studies on animals have linked consumption of polyphenol-rich berries to improvements in some cognitive markers. This has warranted studies on humans, and results are shedding more light on how berries may benefit our brain health.


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

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.


2 April 2019 - Nutraingredients - Human study suggests holistic psychological benefits of multi-strain probiotic

A daily dose of a multi-strain probiotic can provide a significant improvement in mood, with a reduction in depressive, anger, and fatigue, and an improvement in sleep quality, according to a new study.


27 March 2019 - Questioning Answers - On gut bacteria and schizophrenia

This new research is a good start and complements other work in related areas talking about the gut-brain axis as being potentially pertinent to some forms of schizophrenia.


7 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - The involvement of the gut in Parkinson's disease: hype or hope?

There is growing evidence that at least in some patients with Parkinson's disease, the disease may begin in the gut.


4 February 2019 - The Guardian - Gut bacteria may have impact on mental health, study says

More news from the gut-brain axis: research opens door to possible treatments for depression based on probiotics.


30 January 2019 - Science Daily - 'Bugs' in the gut might predict dementia in the brain

The makeup of bacteria and other microbes in the gut may have a direct association with dementia risk, according to preliminary research.


10 December 2018 - Science Daily - Two compounds in coffee may team up to fight Parkinson's

Scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia - two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration.


29 October 2018 - Nutraingredients - Big data insights driving funding for EU microbiome research - MyNewGut Project

The number of health-related microbiome projects has almost doubled in the last three years, with EU funding almost twice that of non-health related gut research. "Personalised nutrition" is one of the endgames.


16 October 2018 - Nutraingredients - Danone study outlines possible mechanisms behind gut-brain axis in infants

The mechanisms behind the gut-brain axis in infants should be further explored and better understood, so possible nutritional interventions can be explored to support healthy brain development, according to a Danone-led study.


2 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Studies show connection between diet, cognitive function

The gut and the brain are more closely connected than was ever imagined previously, and the health of one can affect the other.