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How your gut might modify your mind

Credit: Will Ludwig/C&EN How your gut might modify your mind The microbes that live in your body might be influencing your behavior. Researchers want to know what they’re saying to your brain and how by Laura Howes Anytime you touch ...

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Parkinson’s Disease Linked to Microbiome

Artist’s concept depicting microbes in the gut instigating changes in the brain that can lead to Parkinson’s disease. People with Parkinson’s harbor distinct gut bacteria that influence the disease’s severity. Credit: Caltech Click for a full size image Parkinson’s Disease ...

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Monitoring rise and fall of the microbiome

The bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis, which lives in the human gut, is just one microbe type that will be studied as part of NIH’s Human Microbiome Project. Credit: Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monitoring rise and fall ...

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