Alzheimer’s disease: the role of the microbiota is becoming clearer

An international team of researchers succeeded in inducing cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in healthy mice by transplanting the intestinal microbiota of human patients suffering from this disease. According to the researchers, whose work was published in the journal Brain, these results reveal that the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease can be transmitted to a healthy, […]

Intestinal microbiota, obesity and overweight: proven close links

Recent scientific research suggests that intestinal flora may play a role in the development of obesity, although all the mechanisms are not yet understood. However, early studies indicate that modifying the microbiota could help prevent this chronic disease and its cardiovascular complications, offering hope to those affected. The intestinal microbiota, made up of more than […]