Bloating stomach: Four probiotic-enriched foods to eat to help reduce a bloated tummy
BLOATING is a common problem many people experience after eating as the body reacts to different foods. While some foods promote bloating others have been found to reduce it, like probiotics. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bloating: Four probiotic-enriched foods to eat to help reduce a bloated stomach
BLOATING is a common problem many people experience after eating as the body reacts to different foods. While some foods promote bloating others have been found to reduce it, like probiotics. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A natural treatment for colitis: Red ginseng powder fermented with probiotics
(Natural News) The anti-inflammatory properties of red ginseng (Panax ginseng) have been documented in many studies. So have the beneficial activities of fermented foods loaded with probiotic bacteria that improve gut health. Korean researchers reported that fermenting red ginseng and adding probiotics to it made it a very effective means of remedying the inflammation caused... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Culture Republick: Can ice cream be good for your gut?
Ice cream has practically become a health food, with brands touting high protein and low calories achieving huge popularity.   Now Unilever (NYSE:UL), a consumer-products giant once rumored to be in talks to buy Halo Top, has formulated a new frozen concoction with probiotic cultures to promote gut health. Called Culture Republick, the premium light ice cream is “on a mission to support culture both inside and out,” the company says, and it’s coming soon to a freezer near you. In addition… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Study: Antiobitics, probiotics together eradicate bacteria that infects wounds
By combining antibiotics and probiotics, researchers developed a one-two punch to eradicate two strains of drug-resistant bacteria that often infect wounds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
No one ever had fun visiting the cardiologist. ­Regardless of how good the doc might be, it’s always a little scary thinking about the health of something as fundamental as the heart. But there are ways to take greater control—to ensure that your own heart health is the best it can be—even if you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life, according to Dr. Eugenia Gianos, director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “This means you can greatly ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Lombardi and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health heart health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which yogurts contain Lactobacillus acidophilus?
Some yogurt manufacturers add Lactobacillus acidophilus, a healthful probiotic, to their products. In this article, we look at the yogurt brands that contain L. acidophilus and consider its potential health benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Probiotics and antibiotics create a killer combination
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT researchers have shown that by delivering a combination of antibiotics and alginate-encapsulated probiotics, they can eradicate two strains of drug-resistant bacteria that often infect wounds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Probiotics, Fecal Transplant Promising in Ulcerative Colitis Probiotics, Fecal Transplant Promising in Ulcerative Colitis
Probiotics and fecal microbiota transplantation are effective for clinical remission and clinical response in ulcerative colitis, a meta-analytic review suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Two Studies Change the View of Probiotics Two Studies Change the View of Probiotics
Results from ground-breaking research show that fecal analysis is inadequate for studying probiotics and that probiotics may harm some patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Two Studies May Change View of Probiotics Two Studies May Change View of Probiotics
Results from ground-breaking research show that fecal analysis is inadequate for studying probiotics and that probiotics may harm some patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The probiotic that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Certain strains of Staphylococcus aureus are highly resistant to antibiotics and can be deadly. New research shows that a probiotic can destroy them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: MRSA / Drug Resistance Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Probiotic foods: What to know
Probiotics foods contain live, healthful bacteria that may help promote better gut health. In this article, we list the best probiotic foods and ways to incorporate them into the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Probiotics help body survive harmful effects of chemo better than antibiotics
(Natural News) Chemotherapy has been used as both first-line and second-line therapy in cancer treatments, especially in conventional medicine. However, the treatment is also known for its adverse effects to the body, which can range from extreme fatigue to an increased risk of infection. In recent studies, scientists have shown that adding probiotics to the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH study finds probiotic Bacillus eliminates Staphylococcus bacteria
Additional studies of common supplement planned. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - October 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds probiotic Bacillus eliminates Staphylococcus bacteria
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) A new study from NIH scientists and their Thai colleagues shows that a 'good' bacterium commonly found in probiotic digestive supplements helps eliminate Staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacteria that can cause serious antibiotic-resistant infections. The researchers, led by NIAID, unexpectedly found that Bacillus bacteria prevented S. aureus bacteria from growing in the gut and nose of healthy individuals. Researchers from Mahidol University and Rajamangala University of Technology in Thailand collaborated on the project. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can probiotics help with psoriasis?
Probiotics feed the good bacteria in the gut. Keeping these bacteria healthy is essential in supporting the immune system and easing symptoms of inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis. Here, we take a look at the research that links probiotics with psoriasis treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are probiotics good or bad for Crohn's disease?
Researchers are increasingly looking into whether probiotics can help reduce symptoms for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease. In this article, we look at the possible benefits and risks, as well as what the current research concludes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Daily supplementation with these spore-forming probiotics improve stool frequency and consistency in healthy people
(Natural News) New research has found that taking probiotics, particularly the Bacillus subtilis C-3102 strain, every day may improve stool frequency and consistency in healthy people. The study, published in the journal Beneficial Microbes, looked at the effects of probiotic supplementation on loose stool symptoms. For the study, the researchers based in Japan recruited 88... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASBMR: Probiotics Mediate Bone Loss in Women
(MedPage Today) -- Gut microbiome shapes the immune system, which in turn regulates bone mass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - October 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Here's another reason to eat more fermented foods: They are excellent probiotics
(Natural News) Researchers found that certain fermented foods from Malaysia contained Lactobacillus strains which could be promising probiotic candidates. The study, published in CyTA – Journal of Food, evaluated Lactobacillus strains based on important properties of probiotics. This included tolerance to low pH, bile salts, antibiotic susceptibility, and cell surface properties. Probiotics are live bacteria that provide multiple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prebiotics: What are they? The best food sources of the plant fibres
PREBIOTICS, along with their cousins probiotics, are hailed as serving an important function in improving gut health. But what exactly are prebiotics, how are they different to probiotics, and why are they beneficial? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What prebiotic foods should people eat?
Prebiotics work with probiotics in the body to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Many prebiotic foods are suitable for vegans, including almonds, savoy cabbage, garlic, chicory, and leeks. In this article, learn more about the best prebiotic foods for vegans. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Data found promising for the mood-boosting effects of probiotics and omega-3s
(Natural News) According to statistics, around 16.2 million – or 6.7 percent of all American adults – experience at least one major depressive episode each year. There is no doubt that the impact of this disease can be devastating, but it is also true that most patients diagnosed with depression are never sent for further... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds probiotics are effective at improving survival rates in honey bees exposed to pesticides
(Natural News) Could probiotics be the answer to rapidly declining bee populations? New research has shown that friendly bacteria can boost survival rates and help protect valuable pollinators against the hazards of modern pesticides. Bee populations have been absolutely decimated in recent years — there’s no doubt about that. As Fox News reported last year, honeybee... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Ditch that probiotic pot, get your friendly bacteria from SAUERKRAUT
A fermented food is created by adding bacteria or creating an environment where it can flourish. This bacteria multiplies and converts the naturally occurring sugars into compounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 10 best probiotics for vegans
While yogurt is a popular probiotic food, it is not suitable for vegans. However, many other plant-based foods contain probiotics, including miso, tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, and kimchi. In this article, learn about these and other vegan probiotic foods, including the health benefits they may offer people. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Another study connects probiotics and gut health to maintaining a healthy weight
(Natural News) Yogurt is a food that contains probiotics, which can aid digestive health. Aside from being rich in nutrients and having a high protein content, a study has recently revealed that yogurt drinks can also help you lose weight. According to a new study headed by Norwegian researchers, taking probiotic supplements might help you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest Word on Probiotics: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, cutting opioid-associated infections (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

ASCO Guide Addresses C. Diff Infection in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Rely on antibiotics, avoid probiotics and fecal transplants (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 19, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Guide Addresses C. Diff in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Rely on antibiotics, avoid probiotics and fecal transplants (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 19, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Probiotics: Could good bacteria help improve mental wellbeing?
PROBIOTICS are widely claimed as having various health benefits, particularly with regard to digestive problems. According to recent research, ensuring a healthy gut could improve mental wellbeing, and probiotics could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The medicinal benefits of cordyceps mushroom can be enhanced with lactic acid bacteria
(Natural News) Since ancient times, cordyceps mushroom has been widely used as a traditional medicine that assists the immune system in fighting off disease and infection. Korean researchers were recently able to further empower the immune activity of the traditional medicine by using lactic acid bacteria to ferment the mushrooms. The resulting probiotic product is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alarm Raised on Safety of Commercial Probiotics
(MedPage Today) -- Few data on potential harms, for which there are grounds for concern (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Probiotics may help battle antibiotic resistance
Probiotics are known to reduce the risk of certain infections. The latest study finds that they may also reduce the need for antibiotics. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Probiotics: Can they help treat symptoms of bowel problems, IBS and constipation?
PROBIOTICS are advertised all over the TV and internet as having various health benefits, particularly in relation to the gut and digestion. So can they actually help relieve the symptoms of bowel problems such as IBS and constipation? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could probiotics cut our need for antibiotics?
Researchers in the US, UK and Netherlands reviewed 12 studies on the health outcomes of infants and children who received a daily probiotic supplement. They were 'surprised' by the results. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic use may reduce antibiotic prescriptions, researchers say
(Georgetown University Medical Center) The use of probiotics is linked to reduced need for antibiotic treatment in infants and children, according to a review of studies that probed the benefits of probiotics, co-led by a Georgetown investigator. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientific analysis shows probiotic use is associated with fewer antibiotic prescriptions
(International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics) New analysis shows that infants and children who receive probiotics as a preventative measure are less likely to receive antibiotic prescriptions. Probiotics deserve consideration as a strategy for addressing the problem of antibiotic over-use. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 14, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Recent research PROVES that a gut imbalance destroys your liver; probiotics found to help protect
(Natural News) Don’t underestimate the tiny organisms living in your gut. These bacteria not only affect your ability to digest your food, they can also make or break your chances of contracting and developing liver disease. Recent studies demonstrate the vast importance of a well-balanced microbiome, the microorganisms that call your gut home. Imbalance in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gut bacteria's shocking secret: They produce electricity
(University of California - Berkeley) To date, most electricity-generating bacteria have come from weird environments, but UC Berkeley researchers have found more than 100 in the human microbiome, both pathogenic and probiotic. They were unsuspected because they employ a different and simpler extracellular electron transfer system, which may prove useful in creating bacterial batteries. Their electrogenic ability may be important in infectivity, or in how they ferment cheese and yogurt. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Why Whole-Fat Milk and Yogurt Are Healthier Than You Think
For years, experts have recommended low-fat dairy products over the full-fat versions, which are higher in calories and contain more saturated fat. Recent research, however, indicates that full-fat dairy may actually be healthier than its reputation suggests, and that people who eat full-fat dairy are not more likely to develop cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes than people who consume low-fat dairy. They may even be less likely to gain weight. Now, new research published Tuesday in The Lancet, adds to that body of evidence. The research suggests that eating dairy products of all kinds is associated with a lower ri...
Source: TIME: Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Probiotics May Not Be As Effective As People Think
BOSTON (CBS) — Millions of people take probiotics to improve their digestive health and prevent disease but researchers in Israel say taking these supplements may not be beneficial and in some cases, could be harmful. Two small studies found that standard probiotics often don’t hang around in the gut long enough to make a difference and that taking probiotics along with antibiotics can delay the gut’s return to normal gut health. The researchers say this doesn’t mean that all probiotics are useless but that a one-size-fits-all approach may not be the way to go. Rather, probiotics tailored to each in...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Probiotics Source Type: news

One more reason to take probiotics: They protect against liver damage
(Natural News) Probiotics are known for supporting a healthy gastrointestinal tract and promoting good digestion, but new research has shown that these friendly microbes can benefit more than just your gut. It turns out probiotic bacteria can also help keep your liver in tip-top shape by protecting the vital organ against all kinds of damage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help with microscopic colitis?
Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammation of the bowel lining that causes recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain. Doctors can often successfully treat MC using medication. However, some people with MC may benefit from trying probiotics or avoiding foods containing lactose, gluten, and caffeine. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

WATCH: Do probiotics really make a difference in keeping our guts healthy?
ABC News' Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the results of a new probiotics study. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Probiotics reduce risk-taking behavior in the Elevated Plus Maze in the Flinders Sensitive Line rat model of depression - Tillmann S, Wegener G.
Several studies have reported beneficial effects of probiotics on behavior and stress in humans and animals. The multi-strain probiotic product Ecologic ® Barrier has shown antidepressant-like effects in rats when given in combination with high-fat diet. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Probiotics: What are they and how do they work?
Two studies published in Cell this week raise concerns over probiotics. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: What are probiotics?
The term probiotic, which means "for life," refers to a multitude of live microorganisms that are considered to beneficial to your health. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news