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Gut Bacteria Play Major Role in Anti-seizure Effects of Ketogenic Diet

UCLA scientists have identified specific gut bacteria that play an essential role in the anti-seizure effects of the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. The study, published today in the journal Cell, is the first to establish a causal link between seizure susceptibility and the gut microbiota—the 100 trillion or so bacteria and other microbes that reside in the human body's intestines


Older Adults Prone To Medication-related Harm

New research indicates that harm from medicines is common in older adults following hospital discharge, and it results in substantial use of healthcare resources, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study.