Antibiotics Shown to Impair Memory, Stop Growth of New Brain Cells

A new study in the journal Cell Reports has established that antibiotics strong enough to kill off gut bacteria also halt the growth of new brain cells located in the hippocampus — the region of the brain responsible for memory.

In the study they found that those who lost their healthy bacteria performed worse in memory tests.

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