What If It Turned Out We Have Two Brains?

15 Nov 2017

by GMFH Editing Team

This video, produced by AsapSCIENCE, a YouTube channel specializing in bringing science to all types of audiences, shows the existing link between the enteric nervous system, gut microbiota and the brain.

A study by researchers from the University of Córdoba (Spain), featured in Neurotherapeutics, describes how an alteration in the gut microbiota is associated with the development of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Could gut microbes choose the menu for you?

8 Jun 2017

by Cristina Sáez

A study by Portuguese researchers and published in PLOS Biology reveals that cravings may start very far away from the brain, in the gut. The study also shows that gut bacteria ‘talk’ to the brain and control the food that flies eat.

Learning more about the gut microbiota

31 May 2017

by GMFH Editing Team

Interested in expanding your knowledge about gut microbiota? Want to discover new experts? Check out this list of book picks from the GMFH publishing team, full of quality information that will help you learn more about this fascinating topic.

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s could have a direct relationship with the intestine and, therefore, with our gut microbiota as well, says neurologist and leading researcher in the field, Filip Scheperjans.