According to researchers, targeting specific gut bacteria could be a way to treat demyelinating diseases, like multiple sclerosis.
A drug usually used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis appears to increase the activity of Nrf2, a protein that protects the body from oxidative stress and inflammation associated with Parkinson's disease.
Findings provide a quicker and less invasive way to identify impending cognitive decline and begin treatment before dementia is established.
A new study finds wine-derived human gut metabolites may have neuroprotective capabilities.
Researchers reveal a surprising association between nicotine addiction and gut bacteria. Gender smoking patterns and the effect nicotine has on a person may be a result of how the gut-brain relationship is impacted by nicotine.
Women who suffer from eating disorders from anorexia to obesity have lower levels of allopregnanolone, a progesterone metabolite previously linked to mood disorders, a new study reports.
A new vaccine blocks the effects of heroin by preventing the drug from crossing the blood-brain barrier. Researchers believe the vaccine could be helpful in curbing the opioid epidemic.
Researchers have developed a new algorithm that uses data based on metabolites in blood samples to successfully predict if a child is on the autism spectrum.
EGCG and tannic acid, polyphenols found in green tea and red wine, may help to effectively block the formation of toxic amyloid structures, researchers report. The findings may pave the way to developing new treatments for amyloid-related neurodegenerative disorders and genetic metabolic disorders.
A new study reveals a link between elevates microbiome levels of indole and hedonic eating. Researchers report those with higher levels of indole are more likely to have food addiction and overeating disorders.