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Intestinal microbiota, probiotics and mental health: from Metchnikoff to modern advances

This trilogy of reviews investigates the fascinating relationship between the intestinal microbiota and mental health.

  1. Mental health disorders, depression in particular, have been described as a global epidemic. Research suggests that a variety of lifestyle and environmental changes may be driving at least some portion of the ...

    Authors: Alison C Bested, Alan C Logan and Eva M Selhub

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2013 5:5

    Content type: Review

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  2. Rapid scientific and technological advances have allowed for a more detailed understanding of the relevance of intestinal microbiota, and the entire body-wide microbiome, to human health and well-being. Rodent...

    Authors: Alison C Bested, Alan C Logan and Eva M Selhub

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2013 5:4

    Content type: Review

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  3. In recent years there has been a renewed interest concerning the ways in which the gastrointestinal tract – its functional integrity and microbial residents – might influence human mood (e.g. depression) and b...

    Authors: Alison C Bested, Alan C Logan and Eva M Selhub

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2013 5:3

    Content type: Review

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