Can Probiotics Help Ease Depression?
WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 -- Probiotic supplements might help ease depression symptoms in some people, a new research review suggests. Researchers found that across seven small clinical trials, various probiotics seemed to improve symptoms in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Review: Pre/Probiotics May Be Useful for Depression, Anxiety
TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 -- Pre/probiotic therapy may be useful for patients with depression and/or anxiety disorders, according to a review published online July 6 in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention& Health. Sanjay Noonan, from Brighton and Sussex... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can probiotics help with depression? New research suggests a link
A new review of preliminary medical literature has suggested that probiotics -- foods or supplements containing microbes thought to exert a positive influence on our gut -- could help ease depression. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The gut microbiome's role in the development, maintenance, and outcomes of sepsis
The gut microbiome regulates a number of homeostatic mechanisms in the healthy host including immune function and gut barrier protection. Loss of normal gut microbial structure and function has been associated with diseases as diverse as Clostridioides difficile infection, asthma, and epilepsy. Recent evidence has also demonstrated a link between the gut microbiome and sepsis. In this review, we focus on three key areas of the interaction between the gut microbiome and sepsis. First, prior to sepsis onset, gut microbiome alteration increases sepsis susceptibility through several mechanisms, including (a) allowing for expan...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics Reduce Allergic Rhinitis in Children and Adults Probiotics Reduce Allergic Rhinitis in Children and Adults
Probiotics appear to benefit people with allergic rhinitis, two studies show. More clinical trials are needed to look at these products, which are often not considered ' real drugs, ' an expert says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 18, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Microbes might manage your cholesterol
(Harvard University) Researchers discover a link between human blood cholesterol levels and a gene in the microbiome that could one day help people manage their cholesterol through diet, probiotics, or entirely new types of treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Probiotics Lack Supporting Evidence for Most GI Conditions Probiotics Lack Supporting Evidence for Most GI Conditions
Probiotics have not been shown to be safe and effective for most gastrointestinal conditions, according to new publications from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Bacteria in Chinese pickles can prevent cavities -- Ben-Gurion University study
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Prof. Ariel Kushmaro of the BGU Avram and Stella Goldstein-Goren Department of Biotechnology Engineering and the Chinese research team evaluated 14 different types of Sichuan pickles from southwest China. They extracted 54 different strains of Lactobacilli and found that one, L. plantarum K41, significantly reduced the incidence and severity of cavities. K41 was also highly tolerant of acids and salts, an additional benefit as a probiotic for harsh oral conditions. It also could have potential commercial value when added to dairy products. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New Guidelines Say No to Probiotics for Digestive Woes
Title: New Guidelines Say No to Probiotics for Digestive WoesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 10, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Probiotics don't do much for most people's gut health, review finds
Whether contained in yogurt or taken in capsules, probiotics are popular among the health conscious, with millions thought to use them. But a new report from the American Gastroenterological Association said they largely don't do much for gut health. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics don't do much for most people's gut health despite the hype, review finds
Whether contained in yogurt or stuffed into capsules and sold on pharmacy shelves, probiotics are popular among the health conscious, with millions of people around the world thought to use them. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Guidelines Say No to Probiotics for Digestive Woes
TUESDAY, June 9, 2020 -- There isn ' t enough scientific evidence to support using probiotics to treat most digestive disorders, according to a new American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) guideline. Probiotics are living, microscopic organisms... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Infant Gut Microbiome and Probiotics that Work
The gut microbiome is more malleable in the first two years after birth, allowing probiotics to make their mark. Can we exploit this to improve infants ’ health? (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Features Magazine Issue Source Type: news

New review helps translate probiotic science into practical primary care recommendations
(International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics) Probiotic supplements are widely available and are promoted as a general way to support the gut microbiome and promote health. A new publication in the Journal of Family Practice summarizes the latest evidence on using probiotics for a variety of specific health conditions, providing practical recommendations to assist primary care physicians in advising their patients. The article, authored by current International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics board members. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements: Expert reveals six ways probiotics can benefit your health
PROBIOTICS are live microorganisms you can eat or drink. The health-boosting bacteria can make you feel good, and nutritionist Liz Cooper explained how. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news