Early-life exposure to antibiotics could impact brain development in areas associated with emotional and cognitive function, a new study reports. Researchers found penicillin exposure in infant mice altered the microbiome and gene expression in key areas of the developing brain.
Researchers have identified two new species of bacteria in the blood of patients in China. The bacterias are in the Enterobacter genus and are resistant to multiple antibiotics. Enterobacter has previously been linked to meningitis and other serious medical conditions.
A new study appears to add to the growing evidence that the immune system may play a vital role in some psychiatric disorders.
According to researchers, some common antibiotics could be linked to delirium and some other temporary brain problems.