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The microbiome in mind: Probiotic futures point to gut-brain axis leading the way

By Will Chu

The gut-brain axis holds great promise for a future in which probiotics could be capable of slowing down the progression of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, says Dr Ger Rijkers ahead of his appearance at the IPA World...

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Could melatonin promote healthy ageing?

By Tim Cutcliffe

Lack of melatonin has been widely linked to sleep disorders and disturbances in the human circadian rhythm or body clock. But the hormone may also benefit sleep-related aspects of other conditions, say researchers.

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Depression: A new role for probiotics in nutritional psychiatry?

By Tim Cutcliffe

The possibility that probiotics could be a new tool in fighting depression is gaining increasing attention in nutritional psychiatry, says Caroline Wallace ahead of her talk at the IPA World Congress + Probiota 2018 next month.

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"This study provides new insight on the potential contribution of adequate iodine intake to fertility"

NIH study finds link between iodine levels and pregnancy chances

By Adi Menayang

Iodine deficiency may reduce pregnancy chances, according to a recently published study by National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers, who crunched data from 501 US couples planning pregnancy between 2005 and 2009.

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