Health

Healthier hearts equal healthier guts

It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what's inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can fasting improve MS symptoms?

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can find an abundance of conflicting advice suggesting that special diets—everything from avoiding processed foods to going low-carb—will ease their symptoms. But the evidence is scanty ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

What you eat while pregnant may affect your baby's gut

A mother's diet during pregnancy may have an effect on the composition of her baby's gut microbiome—the community of bacteria living in the gut—and the effect may vary by delivery mode, according to study published in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Gut microbes may contribute to depression and anxiety in obesity

Like everyone, people with type 2 diabetes and obesity suffer from depression and anxiety, but even more so. Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center now have demonstrated a surprising potential contributor to these negative ...

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