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Prebiotic intake reduces the waking cortisol response and alters emotional bias in healthy volunteers.

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RATIONALE: There is now compelling evidence for a link between enteric microbiota and brain function. The ingestion of probiotics modulates the processing of information that is strongly linked to anxiety and depression, and influences the neuroendocrine stress response. We have recently demonstrated that prebiotics (soluble fibres that augment the growth of indigenous microbiota) have significant neurobiological effects in rats, but their action in humans has not been reported. OBJECTIVES: T...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00213-014-3810-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Medical Research Council
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Schmidt, K
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Name:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Psychopharmacology More from this journal
Volume:
232
Issue:
10
Pages:
1793-1801
Publication date:
2014-12-01
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EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
Language:
English
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uuid:1f11f684-93ac-476b-b8e4-c117b5badb56
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pubs:492972
Source identifiers:
492972
Deposit date:
2014-12-19

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