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Feb 01, 16
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Historically, the adrenal glands have worked to keep us alive during times of stress  such as attacks by wild animals and long winters accompanied by limited food availability. Modern-day stressors are often very different, but are incredibly persistent. 

belinda_reynolds's picture
Dec 22, 15
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For the first time, researchers have shown in an experimental model that commensal bacteria may affect hunger and satiety through their influence on gut-brain signals and activation of appetite-regulated brain neurons.

Melissa_Peterson's picture
Dec 21, 15
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With the growing focus on the human microbiome there has been a profound shift in our understanding of the role of the gut in health and disease.

danny_urbinder's picture
Dec 10, 15
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Adverse reactions are common to many food additives...these are the scourges that cause behavioural changes in children, exacerbating ADHD and triggering asthma.

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Dec 07, 15
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Gluten-related pathologies range from immune-mediated conditions, such as coeliac disease and wheat allergy, to non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. In either instance, symptoms can range from localised to systemic and may easily be misdiagnosed as seemingly unrelated to their underlying cause: gluten intolerance.

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Jul 06, 15
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What role does the microbiome, toxicity and inflammation have in the interplay between gut and mind? The body of evidence is growing that a healthy gastrointestinal system is a core clinical consideration in the treatment of mood disorders. 

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