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Articles On Brain and Neural

January 8, 2020

Gut microbes may improve stroke recovery

University of Kentucky

". . . supplementing the body's short chain fatty acids could improve stroke recovery."

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November 24, 2019

Can the gut microbiome unlock the secrets of aging?

bioRxiv.org

"A new study has shown how the gut microbiota of older mice can promote neural growth in young mice, leading to promising developments in future treatments."

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November 1, 2019

Melancholic microbiome? EU-backed project publishes recommendations for diet and mood

Nutraingredients.com

"People with depression or vulnerability to depression should be encouraged to eat plant-based diets with higher levels of grains, fibres and fish . . . "

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September 19, 2019

Could the gut-brain axis be a key to fighting age-related cognitive decline?

Nutraingredients.com

"Modifying our microbiome with prebiotic fibres could help lower levels of brain inflammation and boost brain function during ageing, according to new research in mice."

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May 17, 2019

APC Scientists Target Gut Microbes To Reverse The Effects Of Ageing In Middle Age

app.ucc.ie

"Our research shows that a diet supplemented with prebiotics reversed microglia activation in the middle- aged mouse brain towards young adult levels."

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May 16, 2019

Could the gut-brain axis be key to fighting age-related cognitive decline?

Nutraingredients.com

"Modifying our microbiome with prebiotic fibres could help lower levels of brain inflammation and boost brain function during ageing, according to new research in mice."

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April 2, 2019

Gut feeling: study links depression to digestive bacteria

france24.com

"Scientists in Belgium now believe that a wide range of gut bacteria can produce chemicals that significantly impact the brain, including several microorganisms linked -- positively or negatively -- to mental health."

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July 2, 2018

Dietary fiber intake inversely related to depression symptoms in US adults, study suggests

Nutraingredients.com

" . . . thus, increasing intake of the foods rich in dietary fiber may be advocated for the prevention of depressive symptoms."

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May 16, 2018

How the gut influences neurologic disease.

ScienceDaily.com

"A study sheds new light on the connection between the gut and the brain, untangling the complex interplay that allows the byproducts of microorganisms living in the gut to influence the progression of neurodegenerative diseases."

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February 7, 2018

Microbiome-host systems interactions: Protective effects of propionate upon the blood-brain barrier.

bioRxiv.org

"Together, these results suggest gut-derived microbial metabolites interact with the BBB, representing a fourth facet of the gut-brain axis that warrants further attention."

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