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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 neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, says Dr Ger Rijkers ahead of his appearance at the IPA World Congress...

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Confusion abounds for adaptogens, says expert

By Stephen Daniells

Industry and consumer interest in adaptogens is on the rise, but the list of actual adaptogens may be a lot smaller than many think, says a leading expert.

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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.

Ismail to step down as GOED leader

Ismail to step down as GOED leader

By Hank Schultz

After more than 10 years guiding the most successful organization of its type within the supplements industry, Adam Ismail has announced he will step down as the executive director of GOED at the end of February.

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The protein challenge: meeting global demand

By Katy Askew

The food sector has witnessed a jump in demand for protein. But conflicting pressures mean this complex issue requires a nuanced response and leadership from the food industry.

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