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Diseases, Volume 6, Issue 3 (September 2018)
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Cover Story (view full-size image) The microbiome gut brain (MGB) axis is a bidirectional route of communication between the gut and [...] Read more. The microbiome gut brain (MGB) axis is a bidirectional route of communication between the gut and the brain, it has been identified as a potential therapeutic target for psychiatric disease. To date numerous preclinical studies have taken place with a much smaller number of human intervention studies published. Positive results have been reported secondary to probiotic administration in both healthy populations and specific patient groups. This review aims to summarise the current understanding of the MGB axis and the potential of exploiting these findings for therapeutic benefit. View the paper here.