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Articles On Brain and Neural

November 24, 2021

Elderly Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Exhibit Altered Gut Microbiota Profiles

Journal of Immunology Research, by Qiong Pan, et al

“The composition of gut microbiota differed between normal control and MCI cases. This is the first study to identify a signature series of species in the gut microbiota of individuals with MCI. The results provide a new direction for the future development of an early diagnosis and probiotic regimen.”

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February 15, 2021

Husker scientists studying our 'second brain' – the gut microbiome

University Communication, University of Nebraska, by Deann Gayman

“The gut microbiome, so to speak, is this collection of hundreds of trillions of microorganisms — most of them bacteria — that live in our gastrointestinal tract. And they form a very complex ecosystem that does a number of things that contributes to our health and our wellness. For example, the microbiome plays a major role in training our immune system.”

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March 16, 2020

SCFA supplement could improve efficacy of MS treatment

Nutraingredients

"Supplementation with the short-chain fatty acid propionic acid (PA) could help reduce excessive inflammatory processes in autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) and improve treatment outcomes."

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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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