#MorningMonarchy: April 12, 2017
Soda spills, young poo and death by doughnut + this day in history w/FDR dies and our song of the day by Ride on your Morning Monarchy for April 12, 2017.
Pregnancy Alters Resident Gut Microbes
The findings suggest that our bodies have coevolved with the microbiota and may actually be using them as a tool — to help alter the mother’s metabolism to support the growth of the fetus.
A Gut Check for Many Ailments
Recent research found disruptions to the stomach or intestinal bacteria can prompt depression and anxiety – at least in lab rats. Better understanding the communication between the gut and the brain could help reveal the causes of and treatments for a range of ailments, and provide diagnostic clues for doctors.