The microbiome

Study: Sex hormones, intestinal inflammation, and the gut microbiome: Major influencers of the sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Image Credit: SHISANUPONG1986/Shutterstock

Sexual dimorphisms in the epidemiology and pathophysiology of obesity

In a recent study published in Frontiers of Immunologyresearchers reviewed sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Study: Sex hormones, intestinal inflammation and the gut microbiome: Major influences on sexual dimorphisms in obesity. Image credit: SHISANUPONG1986/Shutterstock Background Obesity, the accumulation of excess body fat, is associated with a higher risk of health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease …

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Study: Age-dependent effects of gut microbiota metabolites on brain resident macrophages. Image Credit: picmedical / Shutterstock.com

Age-related changes in microbiome composition affect brain macrophages

Age-related diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are affected by changes in the gut microbiome. In addition, several factors such as aging affect the composition of the gut microbiome. In recent Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience The researchers investigated the effect of age-related composition of the gut microbiome and its metabolites on age-related diseases …

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