Microbiome News

  • Olive Oil Key Ingredient in Alzheimer's Prevention? Consuming extra-virgin olive oil appears to protect memory and learning ability and reduces the formation of plaques and tangles, the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease, a new animal study shows.
  • Gut, Immune Signaling 'Unexpected' Drivers of CCM New research suggests that endothelial toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) and the gut microbiome are 'critical stimulants' of cerebral cavernous malformation.

Microbiome Perspectives

  • Probiotics and Weight Loss Not surprisingly, there has been a lot of interest in manipulating the gut microbiota to facilitate weight loss. How might probiotics play a role?
  • The 6 Dietary Tips Patients Need to Hear From Their Clinicians There is an enormous volume of diet and nutrition information out there. How do people determine what is really important? Here are the evidence-based tips clinicians can share with patients.