Can we improve our health with doses of safe, live microbes on a daily basis?
(International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics) A group of scientists recently published a review paper in The Journal of Nutrition, covering evidence to date on the link between live dietary microbes and human health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Evaluation of an immunomodulatory probiotic intervention for veterans with co-occurring mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study - Brenner LA, Forster JE, Stearns-Yoder KA, Stamper CE, Hoisington AJ, Brostow DP, Mealer M, Wortzel HS, Postolache TT, Lowry CA.
BACKGROUND: US military Veterans returned from Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) with symptoms associated with mild traumatic brain injury [mTBI; i.e., persistent post-concussive (PPC) symptoms] and posttra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Probiotic Blend May Help Patients With GI Symptoms Probiotic Blend May Help Patients With GI Symptoms
A combination of five probiotics improves a variety of symptoms related to gastrointestinal (GI) disorders at 30 days, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Formula for Milk-Allergic Infants Has Pre- and Probiotics New Formula for Milk-Allergic Infants Has Pre- and Probiotics
A new formula for cows-milk-allergic babies who can ' t be breastfed mimics human breast milk and improves their gut microbiome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Genetic analysis of B. infantis strains reveal functional superiority of activated EVC001 in infants
(Coyne PR) When it comes to infant probiotics the strain matters. Thegenetic analysis of a key infant gut bacteria B. infantis, reveals superiority of activated EVC001 strain to provide health benefits to babies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Probiotics Good For?
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scientists create Spanish e-book on fermented foods and their health benefits
(International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics) Three scientists and fermentation aficionados have created a new e-book titled 'Fermented Foods: microbiology, nutrition, health and culture, currently available only in Spanish. It tells the stories of many types of fermented foods around the world and adds a scientific perspective on their health benefits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pathogens in the mouth induce oral cancer
(PLOS) Pathogens found in tissues that surround the teeth contribute to a highly aggressive type of oral cancer, according to a study published 1st October in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Yvonne Kapila of the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues. In addition, the study showed that oral cancer formation mediated by the pathogens is inhibited by a bacteriocin - an antimicrobial and probiotic peptide that is produced by bacteria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Bacteria therapy improves eczema in children
An experimental probiotic treatment for eczema safely improved symptoms and increased quality of life for children 3 to 16 years of age. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - September 21, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's Eczema
Title: Probiotic Might Help Ease Children ' s EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 16, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's Eczema
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- Applying a type of " good " bacteria to the skin may relieve children of the itch and discomfort of eczema, a new, small study suggests. Eczema is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes dry, itchy skin and scaly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Probiotics Help Tackle Childhood Obesity? Could Probiotics Help Tackle Childhood Obesity?
The weight and metabolism of children and young adults may improve through supplementation with probiotics, although treatment has to be tailored to the individual, say Italian researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Probiotics may help children with obesity lose weight
Probiotics taken alongside a calorie-controlled diet may help children and adolescents with obesity lose weight, according to research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology’s digital Congress, e-ECE 2020.CNN (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 11, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Probiotic skin therapy improves eczema in children, NIH study suggests
Experimental treatment to modify the skin microbiome may offer long-term benefits. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 9, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Probiotics 'could reduce obesity in children' and reduce their risk of serious diseases
The study, by researchers in Italy, followed 100 obese children who were either put on a calorie-restricted diet or one that included probiotics. It found that those receiving probiotics lost more weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news