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Alzheimer’s: how the gut makes us lose our head

The link between an imbalance of the gut microbiota and Alzheimer’s disease has been confirmed. This study clarifies the mechanisms involved by identifying two weak links: inflammation and the barrier functions of the gut and brain.   A mind-boggling number of studies are published each m...

Severe acne: what role does the skin microbiota play?

The mechanisms causing severe acne, which affects 20% of patients with acne, are still poorly understood by scientists. One avenue of research: Cutibacterium acnes (or C. acnes, formerly called Propionibacterium acnes) is a bacterium that could play a role in its development. But not necessarily in ...

Does the Western diet give you spots?

By disorganizing the intestinal microbiota, the Western diet, too high in fats and dairy products, encourages the development of acne, according to a Chinese study.   Acne vulgaris–commonly called acne–is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin which affects 80% to 90% of adolesce...
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