Gut Bacteria Linked to Parkinson's Disease Development A recent study suggests that Parkinson's disease, in which parts of the brain are progressively damaged over many years, may actually start in the gut. Nearly 30% of the gut bacteria in patients with Parkinson's differed from those without the disease, according to British and U.S.
It’s all in the gut, part 2: ME and chronic fatigue markers found in bacteria Researchers have located biological markers that demonstrate that ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) and chronic fatigue syndrome aren’t ‘in the head’ as doctors often tell sufferers: they’re in the gut. Sufferers have distinctive markers in their gut bacteria
Our Gut Could be Shaping Our Mental Health Our gut is much smarter than we realise—and could determine the state of our mental health. The micro-organisms in the gut—known as the microbiome—influence mood and anxiety, and could even cause chronic problems such as depression and bipolar disorder. Strange as it seems,
Are bacteria the secret cause of cancer? People with cancer have a bacterial imbalance—and antibiotics can successfully kill tumors. So does all this herald a new way of understanding cancer? What causes cancer? Viruses, radiation, chemicals, genetics and smoking have all been tagged—but even just a few years ago, it was