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Diet, Gut Microbes and Cognitive Decline Connected - Study

Researchers from Rush University Medical believe their new study will provide a mechanistic understanding of how our microbiome and diets can impact the development of Alzheimer’s disease. 730 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Some micro reasons to exercise

Eat less; move more; live longer. I have been preaching that for the nearly nine-year life of this blog. There are lots of ways that exercise benefits our brains as well as our bodies which I hope will protect me from cognitive damage as I age. 308 more words


Parasites and Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood glucose, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. 535 more words

Gut Bacteria May Predict PTSD Risk

Gut Bacteria May Predict PTSD Risk

Summary: People with PTSD had lower levels of three different gut bacteria than individuals who experienced trauma but didn’t develop the disorder, a new study reports. 1,139 more words

Bolster Removal

Yesterday was one week post skin graft and time for the bolster removal. My blood pressure reading did not reveal the nervousness I felt! Two years ago a bolster removal was so painful I felt faint, so I had them recline my head so I couldn’t watch. 399 more words

Skin Graft

Why gut bacteria might be in a recipe for longer, healthier life

The scientific community is increasingly aware that an organism’s interactions with the millions of microbes in their bodies – the microbiome – can influence many of its functions, such as cognitive and metabolic activities and aging. 654 more words

From The Labs

Gut Microbes May Talk to the Brain Through Cortisol

Gut Microbes May Talk to the Brain Through Cortisol

Summary: Researchers identify a predictive relationship between serotonin, cortisol and fecal microbiota. The study provides additional support for previous findings that implicate gut bacteria in ASD. 1,275 more words