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The Gut Microbiome and the Brain

Leo GallandMicrobiome stories fill the news. The impact of intestinal microbes on health and disease is widely considered a breakthrough area for scientific research.

But what does it mean for you?

Dr. Leo Galland’s groundbreaking  new article reveals how the millions of microbes in your gut may influence what is going on in your head.
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Gut Plays Key Role in Immunity

Oregon State University researchers look at the essential role played by the gut and gut microbes in the immune system.


Problems ranging from autoimmune disease to clinical depression and simple obesity may in fact be linked to immune dysfunction that begins with a “failure to communicate” in the human gut, the scientists say.

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Sick from Your Stomach

According to researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois the billions of bacteria in our guts have a newfound role: regulating the immune system and related autoimmune diseases.

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