Computer modeling, in combination with traditional research, is allowing researchers to obtain a better understanding about how specific gut bacteria will interact. The findings may allow scientists to manipulate the microbiome and improve human health.
Researchers recently presented new findings linking gut bacteria to neurodegenerative diseases at Neuroscience 2017. Findings suggest better understanding of the microbiome could lead to better treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
A new study reports a direct correlation between health and gut bacteria in older people. Researchers report healthy elderly people have similar overall microbiota composition to people decades younger.
Researchers report gut bacteria could play a vital role in anorexia nervosa.
A new study reports that changes in a mother's vaginal microbiome due to stress can impact brain development and gut microbiota in her offspring.
A new study reports gut microbiota can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier.