Microbial metabolites as risk factors for Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at the University of Vienna have discovered a microbial metabolite that destroys dopamine-producing neurons. From the press release: “…the researchers focused on a metabolite produced by the bacterium Streptomyces […]

The role of the gut microbiota in multiple sclerosis

“In this Review, we examine the influence that the gut microbiota have on immune function via modulation of serotonin production in the gut and through complex interactions with components of […]

COVID-19 Microbiota

11 JAN 2021: Gut microbiota composition reflects disease severity and dysfunctional immune responses in patients with COVID-19 (Gut)“Associations between gut microbiota composition, levels of cytokines and inflammatory markers in patients […]