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Gut microbiome plays a role in Alzheimer’s

In a recent review published in the journal Pharmacological Research, researchers in Brazil investigated the role of gut microbiota in cognition, brain function, behavior, and neurodegenerative disease pathogenesis. Study: Relevance of gutmicrobiota in cognition, behaviour and Alzheimer’s disease. Image Credit: nobeastsofierce /…

The brain and fat communicate directly

With rising rates of obesity and related metabolic diseases being reported worldwide, researchers have struggled to understand the functional status of fatty tissue in the body in relation to overall energy homeostasis. A new Nature study examines the sensory innervation…