Researchers report infants who are allergic to cow milk have a different composition of gut microbes than those who are not allergic to the milk. Transplanting gut microbes from those with no allergies helped to protect against potentially life threatening reactions. The study suggests gut microbes impact the host's immune system and play a critical role in regulating allergic responses to food.
Obstructive sleep apnea alters the gut microbiome in mice. Transplanting gut bacteria from mice with OSA to those without the disorder caused sleep disruptions.
In a new study using rat models, researchers report adding a certain lactic acid bacteria to the diet can help to prevent a type of depression linked to an unhealthy lifestyle.
People who follow a more restricted, plant based diet have more diverse gut microbiota, a new study reports.
A new study appears to add to the growing evidence that the immune system may play a vital role in some psychiatric disorders.
Researchers discovered migraine sufferers harbor significantly more microbes with the ability to modify nitrates than those who do not suffer migraine headaches.
A new study reveals how bacteria in the gut is able to metabolize levodopa into dopamine in Parkinson's patients.
Researchers discover a link between gut bacteria and brain inflammation in patients with cirrhosis.
Genetic risk factors, age and gut bacteria appear to work in collaboration to trigger multiple sclerosis, a new study reports.
A diet rich in fermented foods, such as yogurt and kimchi, can help to improve gut microbiome diversity and reduce symptoms of chronic inflammation, a new study reports.