A new study suggests certain probiotics could help aid patients' recovery from spinal cord injury.
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Gut bacteria, previously considered benign, has the ability to alter the immune system of mice enough to affect the rate of Multiple Sclerosis occurance.
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Understanding the complexity of the human microbiome may help unlock mysteries behind health and psychological illnesses.
Researchers transplanted gut bacteria from older mice into young mice and noted age related chronic inflammation following the procedure. The process, dubbed inflammaging, is linked to conditions associated with older age such as stoke and dementia.
Researchers culture a strain of Lactobacillus reuteri from human breast milk and introduced it to mice. They discovered treatment with this bacterial strain appeared to rescue social behaviors.
The ‘inflammation’ of opioid use: Research correlates inflammation in the brain and gut to negative emotional state during opioid withdrawal
Inflammation caused by opioid use to both the brain and gut may exacerbate symptoms of negative emotions associated with withdrawal. Targeting the inflammation could help alleviate the negative experiences of opioid withdrawal and prevent dependence.