Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

06 Aug: Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence.Probiotics are popular, but do they cut the mustard?For more research-backed information about the microbiome and how it affects your health, please visit our dedicated hub.As scientists have…

Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

06 Aug: Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.”Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition, socioeconomic…