Making Sense Of Probiotics And Prebiotics
This article is authored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. The mission of the Center is to discover (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics may potentially help recovery of trauma patients
Giving trauma patients a probiotic regimen or guiding changes to the microbial composition of the gut might prove a “powerful tool in the critical care arsenal”, according to US researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Probiotics after vaccinations boost effectivness
University of Melbourne researchers reviewed 26 trials of people who consumed probiotics after getting various jabs to make the finding. The results were published in the journal Vaccine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACG Wrap-up: Fecal Transplant; Lynch Syndrome Screening; Probiotics for Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Additional highlights from this year's meeting (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 19, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Bacteria and your broken heart
In your screening for heart disease, I bet your doctor will never think to check your gut. And that may well be where your heart problems start. Let me explain… Your gut plays a critical role in your overall health. It’s a major part of your body’s ecosystem. It’s home to trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi. They make up your “microbiome.” Doctors are beginning to pay attention when it comes to these bacteria. But they’re still missing the big picture. This microcosm affects just about every organ and body system. Some of these gut bugs cause disease and infection. Others b...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 19, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Heart Health Source Type: news

Flu jab 2017: Boost effectiveness of vaccine by taking THIS trendy supplement
FLU jab effectiveness could be boosted by taking probiotic supplements two weeks before, says an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking probiotics in pregnancy helps post-natal depression
Women at risk of depression while pregnant or after giving birth could benefit from increasing their intake of probiotics during pregnancy, according to a New Zealand study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu symptoms protection: THIS unlikely supplement could boost your immune system  
FLU symptoms are a common winter worry, but adding prebiotic and probiotic supplements to your diet could help boost your immune system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UAS Labs, The Probiotic Company ® , Announces New Turn-Key Standard...
UAS Labs has developed a suite of products that covers all ages and is offered in a wide variety of dosage and packaging options to create the perfect combination(PRWeb October 12, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14795273.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Probiotics in Acute Infectious Diarrhea Probiotics in Acute Infectious Diarrhea
Could oral probiotics play a therapeutic role in the treatment of children with acute infectious diarrhea?Archives of Disease in Childhood (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Your probiotics might not be enough unless you're also taking PREbiotics, expert warns
(Natural News) A professor of microbiology and pathology at Colorado State University warns that taking probiotics means diddly squat if you don’t supplement them with prebiotics. Ian Orme describes the prevailing assumption that probiotics taken by themselves can improve health as just “dodgy” and unrealistic. He claims that the practice is essentially useless as gastric... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research to personalize pre- and probiotic Rx to reduce diseases linked to HIV and alcohol use
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has awarded LSU Health New Orleans a $401,500 grant over two years to study the role of gut bacteria in the development of heart and metabolic diseases in those with HIV who use alcohol, as well as devise strategies to address these risks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Probiotic Yoghurt Processing Plant Stems in Addis
[Addis Fortune] Seven D Food Factory, a private limited company, opens a probiotic yoghurt processing plant at the cost of 30 million Br. It will start pilot production in the coming week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New research confirms that omega-3s improve gut health, helping prevent obesity, inflammation, and autoimmune disorders
(Natural News) In the largest cohort study to date, a team of British nutrition experts confirmed just how powerful omega-3 fatty acids are for optimum health. Their research, published in Scientific Reports, observed more than 800 middle-aged to older women to see how a balanced diet consisting of foods rich in omega-3, probiotics, and fibrous... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childrens ’ Probiotics: To Immunity and Beyond
Emerging research supports probiotics for a range of conditions, from allergies to oral health. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Melissa Kvidahl Tags: Digestive Health Immune Support Weight Management Nutrition Source Type: news

Childrens ’ Probiotics: To Immunity and Beyond
Emerging research supports probiotics for a range of conditions, from allergies to oral health. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - October 5, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Melissa Kvidahl Tags: Digestive Health Immune Support Weight Management Nutrition Source Type: news

UC Davis, NEC Society launch major project to examine the use of probiotics in preemies
(University of California - Davis Health System) Thanks to the leadership of Mark Underwood, chief of neonatology at UC Davis Children's Hospital, and the NEC Society's Scientific Advisory Council, the NEC Society is launching a Multi-NICU Probiotic Quality Improvement (QI) Project. It is the first project of its kind to capture data from neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), that are ready to start routine administration of probiotics to very low birthweight infants at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 5, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New Innovator Award of $2.8M to Julia Oh of JAX for skin microbiome studies
(Jackson Laboratory) Julia Oh, Ph.D., a Jackson Laboratory (JAX) assistant professor who explores the communities of microorganisms that live on the human skin, has received a special New Innovator Award of $2,835,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore how to develop engineered probiotic treatments for a variety of skin and infectious diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two weeks to bowel cancer?
There’s no doubt antibiotics have saved a lot of lives. But because they’ve been overprescribed for so many years we’ve ended up with a slew of health problems. For one thing, overuse of antibiotics wreaks havoc on your microbiome… That’s your body’s ecosystem. Your microbiome has 100 trillion or so bacteria, viruses and fungi. It affects just about every organ and body system. Some of these gut bugs cause disease and infection. But other good bacteria are called “probiotics.” They boost your immune system. They help you digest your food and turn it into vitamins. But in...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Randall Hall Tags: Cancer Health Men's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New IBD treatments may combine antifungals and probiotics
A review suggests that gut fungi, along with bacteria, play a key role in gut health, and new treatments for IBD may combine antifungals with probiotics. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lupus: Probiotics could help to reduce kidney inflammation
Researchers suggest that women with lupus nephritis - that is, lupus-induced kidney inflammation - may benefit from adding Lactobacillus to their diets. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

London IBS sufferer finds probiotic that works
EXCLUSIVE: Sam Jones, 30, from London suffered severe stomach cramps, bloating and constipation. Then she found science-backed Symprove, which has given her a new lease of life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breakthrough science study confirms that probiotics can improve depression symptoms
(Natural News) Probiotics have a reputation for being a boon to gut health, but it may also have unexpected positive effects on mental health, according to new research. A study published in the medical journal Gastroenterology suggested that probiotics may be helpful in improving symptoms in patients with depression, ScienceDaily.com reported. For the study, researchers focused on 44... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Will It Take to Expand Probiotics ’ Customer Base?
“The key to continued probiotic growth is to expand the user base—have it go more mainstream,” says Dupont’s Megan DeStefano. “To do this, we need to attract new consumers through new and different benefits beyond immune and digestive health.” (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kimberly J. Decker Tags: Delivery Systems Digestive Health Immune Support Trends & Business Source Type: news

What Will It Take to Expand Probiotics ’ Customer Base?
“The key to continued probiotic growth is to expand the user base—have it go more mainstream,” says Dupont’s Megan DeStefano. “To do this, we need to attract new consumers through new and different benefits beyond immune and digestive health.” (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - September 25, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Kimberly J. Decker Tags: Delivery Systems Digestive Health Immune Support Trends & Business Source Type: news

Study Shows DuPont Probiotics Impact Intestinal Microbiota in Colon...
Breakthrough results show probiotic intervention can positively alter and modify intestinal microbiota in patients with colon cancer(PRWeb September 21, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dupont-nutrition-health/microbiota-colon-cancer/prweb14721556.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UAS Labs, Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Greg Leyer to Present at...
Probiotic Benefits: From the Inside Out(PRWeb September 21, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14717678.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Probiotic Product Trends: From Yogurt to Kefir
Where do probiotic foods, beverages, and supplements stand today? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Innova Market Insights Tags: Delivery Systems Digestive Health Food & Beverage Immune Support Trends Business Source Type: news

Histamine May Play Role in Colorectal Tumorigenesis
Histamine - producing probiotic reduces inflammation, suppresses colon tumors in mice (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Onset gluten intolerance in children could be delayed with probiotics, study finds
(Natural News) Certain probiotic strains may mitigate the onset of gluten intolerance in children, a new study revealed. To carry out the study, a team of researchers at the Lund University in Sweden examined 78 children who exhibited a genetic predisposition to celiac disease. Forty children were given a combination of the probiotic strains Lactobacillus plantarum... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New hope for leaky gut sufferers: Spore-based probiotics found to improve gastrointestinal health
(Natural News) A study that was published in the PubMed-listed World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology showed that spore-based probiotic supplementation may be the answer to alleviating the symptoms of “leaky gut syndrome”. “We set out to create a product that could be a foundational part of everyone’s daily wellness regimen, and this pursuit has led... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer
A new study looks at the effect of Lactobacillus reuteri, a probiotic, on colon cancer development. In mice, it reduced tumor growth and inflammation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

New research on probiotics in the prevention and treatment of colon cancer
(Elsevier) In an innovative approach to colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention and treatment, scientists are studying ways to replace missing metabolites in patients prone to gut inflammation and CRC. A new study describes how administration of histamine-producing gut microbes to mice lacking the enzyme histidine decarboxylase (HDC) reduced inflammation and tumor formation. These results suggest that alteration of the gut microbiome with probiotics may become a new preventative or therapeutic strategy for patients at risk for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-associated CRC. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Efficacy of Probiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease The Efficacy of Probiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
This study examined the efficacy of probiotics in inducing and maintaining remission in ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease, as well as preventing relapse in post-operative CD.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Are probiotics and prebiotics important for health?
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Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are gut microbes really a panacea, or just overhyped? | Mo Costandi
We are beginning to unravel lines of communication between gut and brain. But don ’t hold your breath for the probiotic that will lift your moodHistorically, microbes have been associated with deadly diseases such as bubonic plague, smallpox and malaria. But they have had a bad press: only a tiny minority are pathogenic (capable of causing disease), and in fact many of the microbes that live on and in our bodies – especially the trillions of bacteria residing in our gut – may be beneficial, or indeed essential, for human health.Related:Organisms created with synthetic DNA pave way for entirely new life fo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Mo Costandi Tags: Microbiology Science Society Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Reducing Provider Turnover / Probiotics & Eczema / Arizona EM Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Take a look at today's offering from NEJM Group:NEJM Catalyst: Case Study: Find out how a community health … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 1, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Certain probiotics found to improve athletic performance
(Natural News) If you’ve been training for marathon after marathon only to find that you struggle to keep up with the rest of the pack, it could be that you lack a certain gut bacteria that is giving the winners an edge. High-profile athletes across a wide range of disciplines, from Usain Bolt to Roger... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swiss cheese found to contain powerful probiotic that promotes longevity
(Natural News) Researchers have found that cheese can now be considered a superfood – as long as it’s Swiss cheese. The bacterium Propionibacterium freudenreichii, which is used in the fermentation of Emmentaler – the proper name of Swiss cheese, because it came from the Emmental region of Switzerland – is found to be beneficial to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics for Gastrointestinal Conditions Probiotics for Gastrointestinal Conditions
Which is the most effective probiotic for a specific gastrointestinal condition? What should be the duration of therapy? Sort out the options with this primer.American Family Physician (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Intestinal Microbiota in Patients With Colon Cancer Intestinal Microbiota in Patients With Colon Cancer
Could the microbial dysbiosis observed in patients with colorectal cancer be beneficially modified by probiotic intervention?BMJ Open Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Probiotic prevents infant infections in rural India
A probiotic preparation reduced the risk of sepsis in a large study of newborns in rural India. The low-cost approach might help reduce sepsis in newborns around the world. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Synlogic finalizes Mirna Therapeutics merger
Synlogic said today that it finished its merger with Mirna Therapeutics after the deal won approval from Mirna’s stockholders last week. The merged company, which will trade on the Nasdaq market under the symbol “SYBX”, is slated to advance Synlogic’s Synthetic Biotic medicines. The company’s platform uses synthetic biology to reprogram probiotic bacteria to treat metabolic and inflammatory diseases. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Synlogic finalizes Mirna Therapeutics merger appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - August 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat mirnatherapeutics synlogic Source Type: news

Science Is Showing How Gut Bacteria Affect The Brain, But Don't Bother Taking Probiotics Yet
Research is getting closer to identifying how gut bacteria affect the brain -- but claims made for probiotic supplements improving mental health don't match the evidence. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Peanut Allergy: Is Oral Immunotherapy With Probiotic a Cure? Peanut Allergy: Is Oral Immunotherapy With Probiotic a Cure?
Four years after treatment stopped, some patients treated with adjuvant probiotics plus oral peanut immunotherapy in a small randomized trial continued to be unresponsive to peanut proteins.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Tolerogenic T cells need probiotics
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Source: ScienceNOW - August 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Scanlon, S. T. Tags: Immunology twis Source Type: news

Colorado's Ian Orme: Trendy probiotics do not work
Supplements do not provide enough 'good' bacteria to replace the 'bad' bacteria, says a Colorado professor. Studies suggest synbiotics - probiotics combined with prebiotics - are beneficial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trendy probiotics do NOT work says mcrobiologist
Supplements do not provide enough 'good' bacteria to replace the 'bad' bacteria, says a Colorado professor. Studies suggest synbiotics - probiotics combined with prebiotics - are beneficial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news