Tag: microbiota

Innovation, Research

How microbes can exacerbate cognitive decline

August 17, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Recent research has found that changes in the gut microbiota — the trillions of bacteria and other microbes that live in the intestines — can alter the brain and behavior. Now, a study led by scientists at UCLA could elucidate […]

Innovation, Research

Study reveals how the microbiota controls activity of immune cells

March 8, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A host protein called Serum Amyloid A (Saa) is a major factor mediating the effects of the microbiota on the function of immune cells called neutrophils, according to a study published March 7 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by […]


Link between intestinal bacteria, depression found

July 29, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

Scientists from the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster University have discovered that intestinal bacteria play an important role in inducing anxiety and depression. The new study, published in Nature Communications, is the first to explore the role […]