A Bug in the System - Susceptibility to psychiatric disorders may be set by gut bacteria.

It's becoming an axiom of medicine: "You can't have a healthy mind without a healthy gut," as Timothy G. Dinan, one of the world's foremost researchers on the microbiome puts it. Actually, you can't have a healthy anything without a healthy gut. In many ways still not fully understood, the gut influences the integrity of the immune system, metabolism, cardiovascular function, to  name just a few systems.  Click here to read more...