Tag Archives: Gut microbiome

Your gut microbiome may be linked to dementia, Parkinson’s disease and MS

Our stomach and brain are connected through the ‘gut-brain axis’. Anatomy Image/ Shutterstock Lynne A Barker, Sheffield Hallam University and Caroline Jordan, Sheffield Hallam University Within our body and on our skin, trillions of bacteria and viruses exist as part of complex ecosystems called microbiomes. Microbiomes play an important role in human health and disease – and even help us …

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Your gut microbiome may be linked to dementia, Parkinson’s disease and MS

Our stomach and brain are connected through the ‘gut-brain axis’. Anatomy Image/ Shutterstock Lynne A Barker, Sheffield Hallam University and Caroline Jordan, Sheffield Hallam University Within our body and on our skin, trillions of bacteria and viruses exist as part of complex ecosystems called microbiomes. Microbiomes play an important role in human health and disease – and even help us …

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Antibiotics can lead to life-threatening fungal infection because of disruption to the gut microbiome – new study

pirke/Shutterstock Rebecca A. Drummond, University of Birmingham Fungal infections kill around the same number of people each year as tuberculosis. They mostly take hold in people who are vulnerable because they have a defective immune system caused by an underlying disease, such as cancer, or a viral infection, such as HIV or COVID. Our new study shows that antibiotics can …

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