The last 9th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit hold in Madrid on March updated the science behind diet, the balance between gut microbiota and the immune system, mental health, food intolerances and functional gut disorders, among others. Check out here the Summit’s official report.

The last 8th Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit hold in Miami in March updated the science behind gut microbiota and diet, probiotics, functional gastrointestinal disorders and metabolic and liver conditions. Check out here the Summit’s official report.

2018 has allowed a better understanding of environment-host-microbiome interactions in shaping health and disease. We’re pleased to present the new “Year at a Glance 2018” document, which summarizes the relevant advances in gut microbiota science 2018.

Western diets high in fats and sugars, modern lifestyles with stress and sedentarism and the indiscriminate use of antibiotics together with other frequently prescribed drugs -such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and proton pump inhibitors- are major drivers of changes in microbiota composition and gut barrier disruption. (Dr. Maria Rescigno)