Gut microbiome disruptions in depression: shifting the focus to metabolic signatures in blood


Gerard Clarke explores a recent study which looks into the interplay of metabolome and gut microbiome in individuals with major depressive disorder.

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Does what you eat affect how you feel?


Daisy Crick summarises a recent paper on the casual relationship between polyunsaturated fatty acids and depression.

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Omega-3 fatty acids to prevent psychosis: the importance of replication (NEURAPRO trial)


Raphael Underwood summarises the NEURAPRO trial, which concludes that Omega-3 fatty acids are no better than placebo at preventing transition to psychosis in young people at ultrahigh risk for psychotic disorders.

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More research needed before polyunsaturated fatty acids can be recommended for ADHD in children and adolescents


Drug treatments are commonly used to treat children and young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methylphenidate and amphetamine are two of the most popular, but these are not effective for all patients and sometimes cause problematic side effects. Children and adolescents with ADHD have been shown to have significantly lower plasma and blood [read the full story…]