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Probiotics may offer relief for allergy sufferers: RCT data

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A combination of three probiotic strains may improve quality of life for people suffering from seasonal allergies, says data from a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial.

"Supplementing prebiotics in the diet may help delay or prevent comorbidities associated with obesity," wrote the researchers. Image © iStock/Kenishirotie

Prebiotics may lower markers of obesity-associated inflammation: Human data

Probiota Insights: Is a probiotic EFSA claim possible?

Probiota Insights: Is a probiotic EFSA claim possible?

Studies estimate that East Asian countries have more than double the proportion of people able to produce equol than Western countries. ©iStock/fotokostic

Equol-ibrium shifts: Gut bacteria's abilty to process soy linked to heart protection

Experts make the case for European vitamin D fortification strategy

Experts make the case for European vitamin D fortification strategy

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Vitamin B’s vaginal benefits: Supplementation boosts conventional yeast infection treatment, RCT finds

Herbalife has announced a joint venture with TCM firm Tasly.

Herbalife unveils China TCM joint venture as it posts flat full-year sales for 2016

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Herbal supplements all too often ignore underlying principles, experts say

Probiota Insights: What have the last five years taught us about probiotics?

Probiota Insights: What have the last five years taught us about probiotics?

Europeans consume dozens of pesticides a day ©iStock

Campaigners launch fresh attack on pesticide mixtures in EU food

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