Gut microbes may control your brain

At The Verge, Carrie Arnold writes about a scientist who thinks that our intestinal bacteria could have an influence on mental health. It's not proven, but it's not a totally crazy idea, either, and there's some good evidence supporting the connection. The catch: Even if what's happening in your gut affects what is happening in your head, there might not be much we can do change the mental health outcomes.

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  1. hhype says:

    The issue with Dr. Wakefileld was falsified data and ethical lapses in his research, so his theory was unproven. There is a large difference between a plausible theory and an "on the way to being proven" theory supported by reproducible research.

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