The role of neonatal microbiota in myelination and signaling of the gut-brain axis

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by Stefania Blasa

The gut microbiota has a crucial role in the development of brain, gut and immune system. Alterations in its components could induce several diseases, such as gastrointestinal disease, irritable bowel syndrome and psychological disorders such as depression and autism. The bidirectional communication between gut and brain through the microbiota-gut-brain …

Investigating the potential effects of inulin on gut microbiota of schizophrenia-affected mice

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by Stefania Blasa

Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder, which causes psychosis in 1% of worldwide patients, disability and socioeconomic burdens on public health. Its etiology is multifactorial and includes genetic causes and environmental risk factors.
The gut-brain axis influences neurotransmission, neurogenesis …


Exercise produces beneficial effects on hypertension via gut-brain axis improvement

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by Stefania Blasa

Hypertension (HTN) is a serious condition in which blood pressure in the arteries is constantly elevated due to several causes, such as smoking, elevate body weight, alcohol or genetic factors and if not treated it could lead to stroke, heart failure, vision loss, chronic kidney disease and dementia. Several evidences support the presence of a dysfunctional gut-brain axis in

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Post-traumatic stress disorder model shows changes in neurotransmitter production and gut microbiota composition

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by Stefania Blasa

The gut microbiota has recently attracted large research attention due to its ability to regulate the brain-gut axis. The central nervous system regulates the

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Microbiota depletion in adolescence induces permanent neurobehavioral changes in adulthood

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by Stefania Blasa

The role of gut microbiota through the gut-brain axis in neurological functions regulation and brain health recently gained extensive interest in various research fields. Several studies have demonstrated that an equilibrium shift in this bidirectional communication could have …

Dietary changes induce alterations in adult neurogenesis via mitochondrial pathways

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by Stefania Blasa

The importance of diet in brain health and neurological function has gained increasing interest in the last years. Dietary factors are well known to influence the composition of gut microbiota, which regulates several brain functions through the gut microbiota-brain axis and whose imbalance lead to …

The impact of gut microbiota-brain axis in neurological disorders

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by  Stefania Blasa

All animals have developed a strict association with microbial communities during the evolution. This collection of microorganisms, termed the microbiota, is particularly abundant in the gastrointestinal tract and can regulate the function of our metabolism, immune system and even the development of the nervous system. Gut microbiota can influence the brain …