Researchers have identified and isolated a gut bacterium which appears to have a significant link to depression.
Consuming high levels of sugar-sweetened beverages early in life may lead to memory problems during adulthood. Researchers found, compared to rats who consumed only water, those who drank sugar-sweetened beverages had difficulties in memory recall associated with the hippocampus. The study also found a link between specific changes in gut bacteria in rats who drank sugary drinks and impaired brain function.
Researchers investigate whether abnormal gut bacteria composition contribute to autism spectrum disorders, or whether diet and medication for children with ASD leads to the irregular microbiome.
A new study finds wine-derived human gut metabolites may have neuroprotective capabilities.
Parkinson's disease can be divided into two variants that start in different places in the body. For some, the neurodegenerative disease starts in the intestines and spreads to the brain. In others, the disease begins in the brain and spreads to the intestines and other organs.
Consuming one ounce of peanuts or adding one teaspoon of herbs and spices to your daily diet has a positive impact on the health of your gut bacteria and improves immune function.