Probiotics In The News
Study Finds Probiotics Reduce COVID Symptoms
Source: DukeHealth.org DURHAM, N.C. – Probiotics, specifically lactobacillus, demonstrated significant ability to delay a COVID infection and reduce symptoms among a group of unvaccinated people who had been in contact […]
Microplastics and Nanoplastics: Effects on Gut Microbiota?
Source: International Probiotics Association Three times the size of France, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch —a mass of plastic debris— floats in the ocean. Due to limited recycling (less than 5%) and ubiquity across […]
Aging Skin: Can Probiotics Help?
Source: International Probiotics Association Aging is an inevitable and normal biological process in humans. Like all human organs, your skin ages and, as you get older, starts exhibiting telltale signs […]
Probiotics Show Promise in Alzheimer’s Disease
Source: International Probiotics Association Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disease causing neuropathological changes and a severe decline in cognitive function. The most common cause of dementia, AD has no known […]
Can Probiotics Affect Decision-Making?
Source: International Probiotics Association Following your gut instincts is one way of making decisions. Now emerging research suggests that the gut may be more involved in decision-making than previously thought. […]
Probiotics: A Role in Epilepsy?
Source: International Probiotics Association Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases worldwide, affecting about 50 million people. Most live in low to middle-income countries where prevention and treatment can […]
Probiotic Supplements: Take with Antibiotics?
Source: International Probiotics Association Antibiotics kill off pathogens, saving untold numbers of lives every year. Unfortunately, the 20th century wonder drugs also destroy a lot of beneficial bacteria along the way. […]
Probiotic Dosage: What is Adequate?
Source: International Probiotics Association In the past decade, probiotic supplement dosages have rocketed from millions to billions of CFUs, with some boasting as many as 200 billion. While more may be […]
Diversity Matters in Microbiota
Source: International Probiotics Association Diversity enriches our global ecosystems. It appears to be no different for many sites of the human body hosting microbial populations — albeit with at least […]
All About Bifidobacterium Longum
Source: International Probiotics Association Bifidobacterium longum is one of the first guests to arrive in your proverbial gut microbiome party – and, it is the kind of guest you want to […]
Severe Acute Malnutrition & Probiotics
Source: International Probiotics Association Recent research indicates that gut microbiota (GM) dysbiosis may be involved in development or maintenance of acute malnutrition, opening a window in which targeting the microbiome with […]
Role for Probiotics in GERD?
Source: International Probiotics Association As gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) soars globally, alternatives to traditional therapies are welcomed. An excellent review — described below — looked at the ability of probiotics to alleviate symptoms […]