Supplement warning: Taking THIS for digestion may be a waste of money for health
SUPPLEMENTS like probiotics can help digestion by improving gut bacteria. However, there may be an alternative - synbiotics - that is more effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chloe Madeley  reveals what worked to solve 'pregnant' tum
Fitness fanatic Chloe, 30, shared her swollen tummy on Instagram last year but now says a probiotic supplement has helped her combat the severe and painful bloating she's had since she was a teenager. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Potential Long-Term Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergies Could Be Around The Corner
Children with peanut allergies are aided by the inclusion of probiotics in their normal treatment regimen, new research suggests. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Potential Long-Term Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergies Could Be Around The Corner
Children with peanut allergies are aided by the inclusion of probiotics in their normal treatment regimen, new research suggests. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 22, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

A Potential Long-Term Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergies Could Be Around The Corner
Children with peanut allergies are aided by the inclusion of probiotics in their normal treatment regimen, new research suggests. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Health: How to Prevent Deadly Infection in Babies? Good Bacteria
A one-week dose of a probiotic isolated from a healthy infant ’ s diaper lowered rates of deadly sepsis in babies by 40 percent, researchers report. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Probiotics Babies and Infants Nature (Journal) Digestive Tract Bacteria Sepsis Clinical Trials Health Foods India Panigrahi, Pinaki Source Type: news

Probiotics the key to CURING nut allergies for life
(Natural News) Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies, and one that children are often unable to grow out of. Though a recent study may be set to change that. Led by allergist and immunologist Professor Mimi Tang, a team of Australian researchers have uncovered a successful treatment for children with peanut... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BREAKTHROUGH as certain probiotics are found to produce powerful antibiotics that kill superbugs
(Natural News) Scientists at the Baylor College of Medicine are saying that next-generation probiotics can reduce the risk of becoming infected with the bacterium Clostridium difficile, also known a C. difficile or C. diff. This is a common bacterial infection which causes gastrointestinal issues such as bowel discomfort and diarrhea. Treatment for the condition usually... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic May Ease Depression in IBS Patients Probiotic May Ease Depression in IBS Patients
Dr Alan Jacobs reviews a pilot study's intriguing results.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Peanut allergy could be cured with probiotics
The vast majority of children in a large clinical trial continued to tolerate peanuts for 4 years after it had ended, new research shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study
The pill is a mix of probiotics and tiny amounts of peanut to build tolerance. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study
Scientists in Australia report success with trials of a pill filled with a mix of probiotics and tiny amounts of peanut to build tolerance to peanut allergies. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Probiotic Mix Fed to Indian Infants Cuts Newborn Sepsis Risk by 40% Probiotic Mix Fed to Indian Infants Cuts Newborn Sepsis Risk by 40%
Many infant sepsis cases in developing countries could be prevented by administering an oral treatment that costs $1 US per baby, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Benefits of Immunotherapy-Probiotic Combo for Peanut Allergy Sustained at 4 Years (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM Use of peanut immunotherapy combined with a probiotic is associated with long-lasting peanut tolerance in allergic children, according to a follow-up study in the Lancet Child … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection
Each year more than 600,000 babies die of sepsis. Researchers have found a simple way to prevent it: Feed babies probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables.(Image credit: Matt Twombly for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

Where do we stand on probiotics?
How exactly has our understanding of probiotics changed over time? Here's a look at probiotics' steady rise in popularity, from Europe to America, and where health experts now stand on their benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are probiotics safe?
How exactly has our understanding of probiotics changed over time? Here's a look at probiotics' steady rise in popularity, from Europe to America, and where health experts now stand on their benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seeding the Gut Microbiome Prevents Sepsis in Infants
An oral mix of a pre- and probiotic can decrease deaths from the condition, according to the results of a large clinical trial conducted in rural India. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 16, 2017 Category: Science Tags: Daily News Source Type: news

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Autism Spectrum Disorder : Uncovering Clues to a Complicated Condition Let Baby Set the Delivery Date : Wait Until 39 Weeks if You Can Considering Probiotics? Young Adult Obesity May Affect Later Heart Disease NIEHS Kids ’ Pages (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating? Eat more of THIS food group in your diet to boost gut health
STOMACH bloating can be down to an imbalance in your gut bacteria. While probiotic foods and supplements are well known for helping boost “good” bacteria, adding more fibre to your diet can help too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do probiotics for eczema work?
Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, and research into treatment is ongoing. Learn about using probiotics to treat eczema (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Probiotics help poplar trees clean up toxins in Superfund sites
(University of Washington) Researchers from the University of Washington and several small companies have conducted the first large-scale experiment on a Superfund site using poplar trees fortified with a probiotic -- or natural microbe -- to clean up groundwater contaminated with trichloroethylene, or TCE. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could probiotics help to fight multiple sclerosis?
Multiple sclerosis, a debilitating autoimmune disease, is difficult to treat. New research looking at the role of gut bacteria offers new hope. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Research opens possibility of reducing risk of gut bacterial infections with next-generation probiotic
(Baylor College of Medicine) In laboratory-grown bacterial communities, the co-administration of probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri and glycerol selectively killed C. difficile. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Probiotics in Infancy Do Not Reduce Incidence of Eczema
Probiotics in first six months of life do not reduce incidence of eczema at age 2, asthma at age 5 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could probiotics replace antibiotics in wound healing?
Antibiotics are increasingly failing to keep serious infections at bay. Research indicates that probiotic bacteria might help, but more evidence is needed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

New Probiotic Beer Could Boost Gut Health and Immune System ...
2 hours ago ... Learn about health discoveries, explore brain games and read great articles like, '18 Quirky Summer Health Tips' in the AARP Health  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 29, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Probiotics: Novel biosynthetic tool to develop metallic nanoparticles
(Bentham Science Publishers) Probiotics, being live microbes, exert numerous beneficial health effects on the host cells. Such probiotics are commercially available as dietary supplements, foods, pharmaceutical formulations. Yakult, Activia yogurt, DanActive fermented milk provide health benefits like boosting up the immune system, treating digestive problems, mental illness, neurological disorders, cancer, etc. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Mom shares how she incorporates probiotics into her family's daily meals
A chef and mom of two discusses the health benefits of probiotics and share tricks for how she adds it to her family's meals. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Probiotics and Weight Loss Probiotics and Weight Loss
Not surprisingly, there has been a lot of interest in manipulating the gut microbiota to facilitate weight loss. How might probiotics play a role?Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Health effects of probiotics: Where do we stand?
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cranberries boost good bacteria in the gut, say scientists
Xyloglucans, the special sugars found in cranberry cell walls, encourage a certain type of probiotic in the gut say Massachusetts experts. But xyloglucans are  indigestible in the fruit itself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics May Have Benefits for UC, but Not Crohn's Probiotics May Have Benefits for UC, but Not Crohn's
A probiotic called VSL#3 may be effective in inducing remission in active ulcerative colitis (UC), according to findings from a new systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

HUH? Pizza maker offering probiotics with pizza
(Natural News) It’s becoming glaringly obvious that people want to be healthy without actually being healthy. Interest in probiotics has soared remarkably in the last couple of years due to the growing amount of research that touts its numerous benefits. At first, people were limited to taking their daily dose of the healthy bacteria from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics Don ’ t Curb Infections in Healthy Infants Entering Child Care Probiotics Don ’ t Curb Infections in Healthy Infants Entering Child Care
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Chr. Hansen sees strong demand for probiotics to replace antibiotics in meat
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Food ingredients maker Chr. Hansen is seeing strong demand for probiotics for animals as farmers and restaurant chains come under growing pressure to use fewer antibiotics in the food chain, its chief executive said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study: Probiotics may not prevent infections in babies
Probiotic supplements may not protect babies from catching colds or stomach bugs in day care, a new clinical trial suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, Gastroenteritis, Infant and Newborn Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
MONDAY, July 3, 2017 -- Probiotic supplements may not protect babies from catching colds or stomach bugs in day care, a new clinical trial suggests. Probiotics are bacteria and other microorganisms that dwell in the body, aiding in digestion,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
Title: Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' InfectionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/3/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/3/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 3, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Probiotic Beer Boosts Immunity and Improves Gut Health
New specialty beer incorporates probiotic Lactobacillus paracasei L26 which has the ability to neutralise toxins and viruses, as well as regulate the human immune system (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 28, 2017 Category: Disability Tags: Probiotics Source Type: news

Treating ASD by Targeting Bacteria in the Gut
Therapies to change the bacteria in the gut microbiota, through diet, probiotic and prebiotic supplements, faecal matter transplants or antibiotics, could treat autism (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - June 20, 2017 Category: Disability Tags: Autism Source Type: news

Is it safe to give my baby probiotics for colic?
Having a colicky, inconsolable baby can be one of the toughest parts of parenthood. Seeing your newborn cry and scream — without the slightest clue as to how you can help — is enough to make most moms and dads want to curl up and cry right along with the child. Making things worse, science isn’t really sure what causes colic, making a quick and simple treatment hard to find in many cases. “Fussy or colicky babies can be a source of stress for parents, caregivers and doctors,” says Dr. Sonia Ballal, a gastroenterologist atBoston Children’s Hospital. “Right now, we do not completely ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - June 6, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tripp Underwood Tags: Parenting colic gastroenterology Gastroesophageal reflux disease probiotics Source Type: news

Probiotics and oral health: A systematic review.
CONCLUSIONS:The literature reviewed suggests probiotics usage could be beneficial for the maintenance of oral health, due to its ability to decrease the colony forming units (CFU) counts of the oral pathogens. However, randomized clinical trials with long-term follow-up periods are needed to confirm their efficacy in reducing the prevalence/incidence of oral infectious diseases. Furthermore, the recognition of specific strains with probiotic activity for each infectious oral disease is required, in order to determine exact dose, treatment time and ideal vehicles. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 24, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Would You Drink A Probiotic With The Gut Bacteria Of Elite Athletes?
Can sneaker endorsements, cereals, protein powders or electrolyte cocktails get any of us closer to the peak level performance of our favorite athletes? Despite billions in sales, the answer is probably no. But how about an elite athlete’s biology? With 100 trillion cells in the human body, bacteria outnumber our own human cells 2 to 1, and bacteria in our gut affect all our key organ functions. The microbiome plays a role in our health, development and wellness, including endurance, recovery and mental aptitude. What if we could tap the gut bacteria of elite athletes to produce customized probiotics ― and what if ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get Good Gut Health With Prebiotics And Probiotics
We all want our gut to feel good. No one wants a gut that is in constant turmoil possibly leading to serious conditions of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diabetes, obesity or rheumatoid arthritis. What our gut is trying to tell us when these diseases arise is that the gut’s microbiome, partly inherited from your mother at birth and partly determined by your lifestyle, have a great deal of influence on our health. Our gut microbiome is made of up bacteria, all good, that live within our intestines helping us digest our food. Digestion is serious business as these microbes munch away making essential vitami...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics may not always be a silver bullet for better health
Researchers have investigated the impact of probiotics on gut health and cognitive function. In rats fed on'junk'diets, the probiotic medicine was able to significantly impact microbial composition in the gut and prevent memory loss. But for rats on a healthy diet, the probiotic did little to influence microbial composition and actually impaired memory function. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 14, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Want To Reduce Your Blood Sugar Levels? Try Probiotics
NEW ORLEANS — The microbes that live in your gut may play a surprising role in your blood sugar levels, a small new study from Canada finds. The study involved people who were following the DASH diet, which is recommended for people with high blood pressure. The people on this diet who also consumed probiotics, which are considered “good” bacteria, had a decrease in several measures of blood sugar levels over a three-month period, according to the findings. People with consistently high blood sugar levels may or may not go on to be diagnosed with diabetes; a diagnosis can depend on the results of several ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news