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Probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may help ease depression

Probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may help ease depression


10 June 2015 - Nutraingredients - Fermented food intake linked to fewer anxiety symptoms: Study

Increased intakes of fermented foods may be associated with fewer symptoms of social anxiety, particularly for people at higher genetic risk, says a new study.


15 June 2015 - Nutraingredients - Probiotic Bifidobacteria may boost cognition in anxious mice: Study

Select strains of Bifidobacteria may positively impact cognition in anxious lab animals, says a new study from Ireland that deepens our understanding of the gut-brain axis.



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.



10 February 2017 - Science Daily - Prebiotics may help to cope with stress

Probiotics are well known to benefit digestive health, but prebiotics are less well understood. Recent study in rats shows that prebiotic fibers may help to protect beneficial gut bacteria and restore healthy sleep patterns after a stressful event.



19 April 2017 - Nutraingredients - Gut bacteria control age-related inflammation: Mouse data

Changes to our microbiome and intestinal barrier functions directly lead to increased levels of systemic inflammation as we age, say researchers who suggest such age-related inflammation is reversible.



25 May 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nestlé-backed study links probiotic strain and depression

Probiotics could help relieve symptoms of depression in addition to aiding gastrointestinal upsets, according to new Canadian research backed by Nestlé.


19 June 2017 - MedicalXpress - Treating autism by targeting the gut

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).


19 June 2017 - Nutraingredients - Supplementation and dietary changes have 'limited effect' on chronic fatigue syndrome

Supplementation and other dietary modifications have a largely limited effect on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) symptoms, according to an Australian review.


8 November 2017 - The Guardian - Is your gut microbiome the key to health and happiness?

The gut microbiome is a vast ecosystem of organisms such as bacteria, yeasts, fungi, viruses and protozoans that live in our digestive pipes, which collectively weigh up to 2kg (heavier than the average brain).


17 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Prebiotics in infant formula could improve learning and memory and alter brain chemistry

In a recent study from the Piglet Nutrition and Cognition Lab at U of I, scientists worked with piglets to show prebiotics included in infant formula can enhance memory and exploratory behaviour.


6 February 2018 - Nutraingredients - Manipulating gut with probiotics helps restore cognitive function in mice on high-fat diet: Thai study

The consumption of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics can improve cognitive function in obese and insulin-resistant individuals by manipulating the gut, say researchers in Thailand.


20 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Chronic fatigue syndrome possibly explained by lower levels of key thyroid hormones

New research demonstrates a link between chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) symptoms and lower thyroid hormone levels. Published in Frontiers in Endocrinology, the study indicates that CFS, a condition with unknown causes, can be explained by lower thyroid hormones - but may be distinct from thyroidal disease. This finding can be seen as a first step to finding treatment for a debilitating illness for which there is no recognized treatment.


26 March 2018 - The Guardian - The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

A plethora of conditions, from obesity to anxiety, appear to be linked to the microbes inside us.


11 June 2018 - Nutraingredients - Probiotics and peanut allergy: Mounting evidence points to positive impact of supplementation

Researchers in Australia are continuing to explore the benefits of probiotics in relation to peanut allergy, buoyed by the findings of a follow-up study four years after their first published RCT.


4 July 2018 - Nutraingredients - Dietary fiber intake inversely related to depression symptoms in US adults, study suggests

After analyzing data from a national US survey, researchers in China suggest that dietary fiber intake may be inversely related to depression symptoms. The results were consistent even after adjustment for a wide variety of potential confounders.