Tag: gut microbes and mental health

Gut Feelings on Parkinson’s and Depression

From Cerebrum: Modulating the gut microbiota may be an effective strategy to treat both Parkinson's disease and depression. Article →­

“Psychiatric Drug—Not Antibiotic—Messes with Gut Microbes, Spurs Obesity”

In a series of experiments in mice, researchers found that the drug risperidone alters gut microbes, which in turn profoundly influence metabolism, weight, and overall health.