What Is the Best Probiotic for Women?
Title: What Is the Best Probiotic for Women?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 10/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/27/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Are the Top Three Probiotics
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How long should probiotics take to work? The three key rules for taking probiotics
PROBIOTICS are extremely popular in the UK, with the nation sitting fifth worldwide in the total number of reviews for probiotic supplements... but does anyone actually know for sure how to use them properly? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colonisation resistance against multidrug-resistant bacteria: a narrative review
Colonisation resistance by gut microbiota is a fundamental phenomenon in infection prevention and control. Hospitalised patients may be exposed to multidrug-resistant bacteria when hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers is not adequate. An additional layer of defence is provided by the healthy gut microbiota, which helps clear the exogenous bacteria and acts as a safety net when hand hygiene procedures are not followed. This narrative review focuses on the gut microbiota's role in colonisation resistance against multidrug-resistant bacteria and its implications for infection control. We discuss the underlying mec...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why probiotics might help tackle the side-effects of chemotherapy
As well as killing off the bugs that cause the infection, antibiotics destroy good bacteria that help keep the body healthy and working well. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do All Probiotics Help With BV or Yeast Infection?
Title: Do All Probiotics Help With BV or Yeast Infection?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - September 29, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

The Role of Probiotics in Mental Health The Role of Probiotics in Mental Health
Researchers are uncovering the intricate ways our gut bacteria contribute to several mental health conditions, in the hopes of someday treating the mind through the stomach.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - September 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Intensive GI: Unlock the Microbiome ’s Power with Clinical Strains,...
In this free webinar, Kaneka’s scientific affairs expert will outline the unique gastroprotective attributes of the clinically tested KABP™ probiotic strains found in Intensive G.I. Also, it will...(PRWeb September 13, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/intensive_gi_unlock_the_microbiomes_power_with_clinical_strains_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb18187356.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Systemic enzyme, probiotic supplements can help resolve post-COVID symptoms: AETL
With an aim to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the health supplements -- ImmunoSEB and ProbioSEB CSC3 -- in patients suffering from COVID-19 induced fatigue, randomised, multi-centric, double blind and placebo-controlled trials were conducted in 200 patients suffering from post-COVID fatigue symptoms, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd (AETL) said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: The 5 ways to heal eczema - from skin diaries to probiotics
ECZEMA is itchy and irritating, but you don't have to put up with it. Here are five ways to heal eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fecal Transplants: a New Treatment for IBD
Linda Ann Sasser has had ulcerative colitis since she was 20, but it wasn’t until May 2019, about 30 years later, that her condition hit a low point: not only did she have a major flare-up of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but on top of it, she had Clostridioides difficile (or C. diff), a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. “I became really, really sick with bloody diarrhea 30 times a day and chronic stomach pain,” Sasser says. While hospitalized for 12 days, she was given oral steroid medications, which didn’t help, then IV ste...
Source: TIME: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized Disease feature Source Type: news

Supplements: The popular supplement that can have ‘potentially harmful’ effects - warning
PROBIOTICS have long been hailed as the antidote for all digestive ailments. They are taken by millions wishing to restore their gut following a course of antibiotics. Studies, however, have found that they could cause"very severe disturbances" to the gut's microbiome, which in turn could have consequences for your health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fermented Foods: The Dos and Dont's
Is all yogurt created equal? Does it matter if the kimchi is spicy? And what if my kombucha has sugar? Your questions answered. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Content Type: Service Cider Microbiology Kimchi (South Korean Food) Probiotics Yogurt Sugar Digestive Tract Sauerkraut Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Could a Synthetic Probiotic Replace a Strict Diet for Patients with Phenylketonuria?
Synthetic biologists introduced an engineered microbe that may lead to new treatment options for phenylketonuria. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 16, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Article Source Type: news

You ’re Missing Microbes. But Is ‘Rewilding’ the Way to Get Them Back?
The science behind the idea of restoring the intestinal microbiome to an ancestral state is shaky, skeptics say, and in some cases unethical. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Hadza Tribe Microbiology Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Feces Bowels Obesity Fiber (Dietary) Immune System Sonnenburg, Justin L Leach, Jeff Tanzania Research Probiotics Bacteria Science (Journal) Source Type: news

Fungal Infections Associated With S. boulardii Probiotics Fungal Infections Associated With S. boulardii Probiotics
An association was found between some commonly used probiotics and life-threatening fungal infections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Resistance Crisis: An Update on Antagonistic Interactions between Probiotics and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) havoc is a global multifaceted crisis endowing a significant challenge for the successful eradication of devastating pathogens. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an enduring superbug involved in causing devastating infections. Although MRSA is a frequent colonizer of human skin, wound, and anterior nares, the intestinal colonization of MRSA has greatly increased the risk of inducing MRSA-associated colitis besides creating a conducive environment for horizontal transfer of resistant genes to commensal microbes. On the other hand, staphylococcal resistance to last-resort an...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unlocking the ‘gut microbiome’ – and its massive significance to our health
Scientists are only just discovering the enormous impact of our gut health – and how it could hold the key to everything from tackling obesity to overcoming anxiety and boosting immunityIf you want to learn more about what ’s going on in your gut, the first step is to turn your poo blue. How long it takes for a muffin dyed with blue food colouring to pass through your system is a measure of your gut health: the median is 28.7 hours; longer transit times suggest your gut isn’t as healthy as it could be. We are only now beginning to understand the importance of the gut microbiome: could this be the start of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Seal Tags: Health Science & wellbeing Society Life and style Food Source Type: news

Probiotic Supplementation Regulates Newborn Immune System Probiotic Supplementation Regulates Newborn Immune System
Supplementing breast milk with bifidobacteria promotes development of a well-regulated immune system in infants, reducing the risk of developing allergies and asthma, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Application of postbiotics science and technology
(Bentham Science Publishers) The scientific literature confirms that a large part of the molecular mechanism of probiotics is related to their derived postbiotics. These biomolecules, due to their unique pharmacokinetic properties, could be used, in their pure form and with high performance in veterinary, medical, and food practice to improve animal growth rate and health status, prevent and/or treat some acute/chronic diseases, and develop functional foods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gut Health POSTBiotic Supplement Viscera-3 Now Available for Purchase...
Tributyrin Supplement Viscera-3 for Bloating Relief and Gas, Leaky Gut, IBS, and Bowel Movement is More Powerful than Probiotics and Prebiotics(PRWeb June 21, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/gut_health_postbiotic_supplement_viscera_3_now_available_for_purchase_on_amazon/prweb18021792.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Probiotics benefits: What are probiotics and what do they do?
PROBIOTICS are a buzzword among the health-conscious - but, what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics benefits: From improved immunity to a flatter stomach - nine benefits
PROBIOTICS have become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to the huge range of benefits they offer. From weight loss to help with skin conditions, nutritionist Rob Thorp shares the full list of benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Benefits of probiotics: Do you REALLY need to take probiotics?
PROBIOTICS are supplements that contain ‘good bacteria' to help your gut... but do you REALLY need to take probiotics? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manipulating the Microbiome to Manage Disease
Cammie Lesser will discuss how she turns a probiotic into a drug-delivering machine, while Andrew Y. Koh will describe the connection between the gut microbiota and cancer immunotherapy efficacy. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 28, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news

Aging: Clinical trial on potential reversal of epigenetic age using a diet and lifestyle
(Impact Journals LLC) Aging published " Potential reversal of epigenetic age using a diet and lifestyle intervention: a pilot randomized clinical trial " which reported on a randomized controlled clinical trial conducted among 43 healthy adult males between the ages of 50-72. The 8-week treatment program included diet, sleep, exercise and relaxation guidance, and supplemental probiotics and phytonutrients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Skip Routine Probiotics for Preemies, AAP Says Skip Routine Probiotics for Preemies, AAP Says
Although probiotics are increasingly given to preterm infants, data on their safety and efficacy are inconsistent, and these dietary supplements are not subject to approval by the FDA, the AAP notes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Probiotics associated with fewer respiratory symptoms in overweight and older people
(Digestive Disease Week) Daily probiotic use was associated with fewer upper respiratory symptoms in overweight and older people, according to a study that suggests a potential role for probiotics in preventing respiratory infections. The study was selected for presentation at Digestive Disease Week ® (DDW) 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kefir packs less of a probiotic punch than labels claim
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Gut health is having a moment, with sales of fermented foods such as kefir, kombucha, and kimchi steadily on the rise. The benefits of " good bacteria " in fermented foods and supplements go well beyond the gut, moderating immune responses, heart health, weight, and even mood. But do products hold up to the claims on their labels? (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UAB spinoff to treat chronic respiratory disease announces $3 million seed funding
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) A biomedical research company founded by a University of Alabama at Birmingham physician-scientist has received $3 million in seed funding. ResBiotic Inc. -- spun off from UAB last year -- will use the money to develop and commercialize groundbreaking probiotic formulations for lung health, says founder C. Vivek Lal, M.D., an associate professor in the UAB Department of Pediatrics. ResBiotic's first product aims to supplement the nutritional needs in chronic lung diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BonchaBio ’s Breakthrough Probiotics Candyceutical Wins Gold at...
Taipei-based biotech company BonchaBio has won Gold at the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2021 (Inventions Geneva) for its breakthrough “symbiotic candyceutical” – a candy-dosage...(PRWeb May 05, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/bonchabios_breakthrough_probiotics_candyceutical_wins_gold_at_inventions_geneva/prweb17902759.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sauerkraut health benefits: Fermented cabbage shown to have anti-cancer properties
SAUERKRAUT is fermented cabbage packed with vitamins, fibre and probiotics. The institute for integrative medicine, at the University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany, investigated what health benefits can be obtained from eating it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic With Low-Dose Iron Studied in Pregnant Women
MONDAY, April 26, 2021 -- Intake of Lactiplantibacillus plantarum 299v (Lp) from early pregnancy is safe, attenuates the loss of iron stores, and improves iron status in healthy pregnant women, according to a study published online April 21 in Acta... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eating probiotic foods helps improve bone health in women
(Natural News) In 2001, a group of international scientists working on behalf of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) agreed to change the definition of probiotics. What they came up with became the most widely accepted definition of probiotics — that is, “live microorganisms which, when administered... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The efficacy of a multistrain probiotic on cognitive function and risk of falls in patients with cirrhosis: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis - Wang N, Yao W, Ma R, Ren F.
OBJECTIVE: The effect of probiotics on cognitive function and the risk of falling in cirrhosis patients have not been previously evaluated. We perform this protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the effect of a multistrain probiotic o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Dr Arif addresses whether 'simple supplements' can cut risk of Covid
CORONAVIRUS is highly contagious, but data from King's College London suggests that certain supplements - vitamin D, probiotics, multivitamins, and omega 3 - could help ward off an infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Supplements May Lower Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Positivity
TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 -- The use of probiotics, omega-3 fatty acids, multivitamins, and vitamin D supplements is associated with a reduction in the risk for testing positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), at... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Featured Review: Probiotics to prevent gestational diabetes mellitus
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus shows promise for treating inflammatory bowel disease and other
(Elsevier) A defective intestinal tight junction barrier, sometimes known as " leaky gut, " plays an important role in exacerbating and prolonging intestinal inflammation. New research reported in The American Journal of Pathology, published by Elsevier, shows that the probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus (L. acidophilus) strain known as LA1 can generate a rapid and sustained enhancement of this defective intestinal barrier and effectively treat intestinal inflammation by preserving and restoring the intestinal barrier. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 20, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Designing healthy diets - with computer analysis
(Chalmers University of Technology)A new mathematical model for the interaction of bacteria in the gut could help design new probiotics and specially tailored diets to prevent diseases. The research, from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, was recently published in the journal PNAS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can the new cheeses with added probiotics, protein and charcoal really be gouda for your health? 
Sales of cheese - one of the UK's favourite comfort foods - were up by a massive 15 per cent at the height of the pandemic last year, according to market researcher Kantar.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your skin overloaded? Call in the probiotics
Fermentation and ‘good bacteria’ are beauty’s new buzz ingredients. We look at the yeast you can do  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

LabTalk Podcast - Bugs with Drugs: Repurposing a Pathogenic Bacteria ’s Weapon
Cammie Lesser describes her research developing designer probiotics to deliver protein-based therapeutics to the gut. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 16, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Podcasts Source Type: news

Perils and pitfalls of probiotic quasi-experimental studies for primary prevention of Clostridioides difficile infection: A review of the evidence, American Journal of Infection Control
Quasi-experimental studies (QES) are valuable when RCTs are not feasible. • We review QES of probiotics given to high-risk patients to prevent CDI. • Probiotics were given either hospital-wide or only at a ward-level. • 50%-60% of probiotic studies found significantly reduced CDI rates. Primary prevention of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infections (CDI) is an important but challenging infection control goal for hospitals and health care facilities. Enhanced infection control protocols have reduced CDI rates, but the problem persists and administration of probiotics to patients at risk could be very...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic benefits: Three things to make that are amazing for your health, says Dr Mosley
PROBIOTIC has become a health buzzword with sauerkraut, kombucha and kimchi becoming extremely trendy of late. With the numerous health benefits its easy to see why. Dr Michael Mosley discusses three things you can make at home which is a powerful probiotic to improve your overall health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers engineer probiotic yeast to produce beta-carotene
(North Carolina State University) Researchers have genetically engineered a probiotic yeast to produce beta-carotene in the guts of laboratory mice. The advance demonstrates the utility of work the researchers have done to detail how a suite of genetic engineering tools can be used to modify the yeast. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ben-Gurion University researchers developing probiotic yogurt-based drugs
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) " This is the first demonstration that virulence of human pathogenic bacteria can be mitigated by molecules secreted in probiotic milk products, such as yogurt or kefir, " said BGU Prof. Jelinek. " Our research illuminates the mechanism by which milk fermented probiotics can protect against pathogenic infections and aid the immune system. We look forward to administering these drug candidates to patients who are experiencing a cytokine storm due to COVID-19 infection, or people suffering from acute inflammatory bowel pathologies, such as Crohn's disea...
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Probiotics keep calves healthy, too!
(Hokkaido University) Scientists in Japan have developed and tested a novel probiotic formulation to control severe diarrhea in calves, ensuring their health and reducing mortality, and in turn reducing economic loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can the right probiotic work for breast milk-fed babies?
(University of California - Davis) A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that in breast milk-fed babies given the probiotic B. infantis, the probiotic will persist in the baby's gut for up to one year and play a valuable role in a healthy digestive system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for eczema: Probiotics and prebiotics shown to help ease sore skin
ECZEMA flare-ups can lead to itchy, red and sore skin. It can seemingly occur out of nowhere, but there's always a trigger. Aside from avoidance, is there anything else that can be done to prevent the skin condition from appearing? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news