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Gut microbiome implicated in anorexia

A recent review, published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, has examined the evidence that the gut microbiome may play a significant […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

The genetics behind eating disorders

An international team has studied the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, shedding light on the genetic links between eating […]

How Education may Improve our Physical and Mental Health

A recent Mendelian randomisation study found that genetically higher education level was associated with lower risk of major mental disorders […]

140,000 Virus species Identified in the Human Gut, Half of Which are New to Science

Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute have identified over 140,000 viral species living in the […]

Genetic map of eight psychiatric disorders released

Around 25% of the world is affected by a psychiatric disorder that can alter their behaviour, social relations and intellectual ability.