Scientists link bowel inflammation to higher risk of dementia

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Study is latest to find high degree of correlation between gut health and mental health

People living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have more than twice the risk of developing dementia, researchers have revealed in the latest study to link gut health to neurological diseases.

A growing body of research suggests changes in the gastrointestinal tract may affect the brain through two-way communication known as the gut-brain axis.

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