Messy Microbes in Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia is a brain disorder in which people hear imaginary voices, commands or threats. It is terrifying disease for which there is no known cure, only management with meds and other therapies. (Developing countries may have better rates of recovery–a fascinating node of exploration.) As much as one to three percent of the global population suffers with schizophrenia; 10 percent … Read More

Seasons Change Our Microbes

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Cold weather seems to pack on the weight. Are we eating more hot apple pie or just not going outside to exercise? (Answer: both.) Seasonal variations affect our weight, our moods—and now our microbes. Early evidence comes from a group known as the Hutterites, who were chosen as research subjects because their diets are similar from winter to summer, day … Read More