Feeling Down? How Psychobiotics Can Help View More

Here’s a new neuroscience buzzword you need to know: psychobiotics. No, it doesn’t mean you’re crazy about probiotics, although you should be. Psychobiotics are live organisms (probiotics) that ingested in sufficient quantities; work on the brain-gut axis to help with psychiatric illnesses, including depression. Wait, what?   That’s right, depression, the mood disorder that causes… Continue Reading

Infant Skin Problems View More

Atopic dermatitis, a form of eczema, affects about 20% of infants and young children, making it the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease. Any parent who’s had to deal with this itchy, uncomfortable condition knows how difficult it can be for both parents and child. But a solution may exist in the form of…bacteria?  … Continue Reading