Study Supports Banning Probiotics From the ICU Study Supports Banning Probiotics From the ICU
A large database study found an association between probiotics and increased risk of fatal bacteremia in the ICU.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Probiotic May Rev Up Response to Immunotherapy in Advanced Kidney Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- AUSTIN, Texas -- Progression-free survival (PFS) in advanced kidney cancer improved dramatically with the addition of a gut-bacteria derivative to immunotherapy, a small randomized trial showed. Median PFS increased from 2... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 7, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Coping With the Side Effects of Kidney-Cancer Treatment
Not long ago, the treatment options available to people with metastatic kidney cancer were few and feeble. Surgical removal of the affected tissue was an effective and often durable fix for people with cancer that was confined to the kidneys. But for the roughly 30% to 40% of people with kidney cancer that spreads to other parts of the body, the prognosis was dispiritingly grim. Fortunately, things are much different today. “Since the early 2000s, we’ve had a class of drugs called blood-vessel inhibitors, and these made an immediate impact,” says Dr. Primo Lara, a professor, clinician, and director of the...
Source: TIME: Health - October 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Probiotics in the ICU Linked to Higher Risk of Central Line Infections, Death
(MedPage Today) -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Among patients with central venous catheters in the intensive care unit (ICU), use of probiotic medications was associated with an increased incidence of central line infections and death, a retrospective... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

An Intestinal Transplant First; 4-Year Stelara Data in UC; Lymphoma After Anti-TNF
(MedPage Today) -- A 1-year-old girl from Spain is the world's first successful recipient of a multi-visceral intestinal transplant from a controlled donor in asystole. (Reuters) Although probiotics containing the strain Bifidobacterium longum... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 13, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Seven pioneering University of Bristol spinouts raise £ 20M
Sugar dots to supercharge photosynthesis, a quantum camera and a genuinely ground-breaking probiotic are among the Bristol innovations that have attracted over £ 19 million in investment over the past nine months. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 4, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Alumni, Business and Enterprise, Grants and Awards, Health, International, Postgraduate, Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Institutes, Bristol Quan Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A:  Probiotics, gut bacteria and weight -- what's the connection?
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend insists that taking a probiotic supplement has helped her lose 50 pounds by keeping her gut bacteria in check. Will taking a probiotic in conjunction with a balanced diet and exercise help me lose weight? ANSWER: It is true that the gut bacterial population in people who are obese differs from the population in people who are lean. Whether this difference contributes to obesity or is a consequence of obesity is unknown.… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 25, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Jury Out on Synbiotics for Kids With GI Disorders Jury Out on Synbiotics for Kids With GI Disorders
There is insufficient evidence to advise for or against use of synbiotics — mixtures of prebiotics and probiotics — for common gastrointestinal disorders in infants and children, say European experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Processed food contributes to ‘biggest killers’ - Best diet to have
WE ALL know the saying, "You are what you eat". But as the type of food we've eaten over the last 100 years has drastically changed, this is more important than ever. We spoke with one expert from the probiotic company Bio-Kult to find out more about the importance of gut health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do Probiotics Improve Skin?
Title: How Do Probiotics Improve Skin?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 8/1/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/1/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 1, 2022 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

9 Healthy and Beneficial Probiotics That Are Safe for Kids
Title: 9 Healthy and Beneficial Probiotics That Are Safe for KidsCategory: Health and LivingCreated: 7/28/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/28/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 28, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Here's Why Men Should Take Probiotics
Title: Here ' s Why Men Should Take ProbioticsCategory: Health and LivingCreated: 7/27/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/27/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - July 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What Are the Signs You Need Probiotics?
Title: What Are the Signs You Need Probiotics?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/20/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 20, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Probiotics and prebiotics: What you should know
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Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics Improve Physical Function in COPD Probiotics Improve Physical Function in COPD
Patients with COPD who received probiotics showed significant improvements in strength and functional capacity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news