Probiotics

Probiotics/prebiotics: Large-scale trials needed to asses Crohn’s disease potential

There is 'insufficient evidence' to make any conclusions about the efficacy of probiotics in cases of Crohn’s Disease. ©iStock

Large trials are desperately needed to understand if supplements and dietary interventions can play a positive role in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, according to academics in Japan.

Kiran Krishnan, chief scientific officer of Thrive Probiotic.

Just Thrive Probiotic chosen for HIV trial, company says

Immune boost: DuPont meta-analysis shows positive results for probiotic in elderly

Immune boost: DuPont meta-analysis shows positive results for probiotic in elderly

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Have your say today: NutraIngredients state of the industry survey

Probiotics can promote better outcomes for some brain mechanisms, but chiefly when the microbiota is grossly dysregulated, said researchers. ©iStock

No silver bullet? Probiotics have ‘little impact’ when taken with a balanced diet

Researchers highlighted how gut microbiota differed greatly among infants,adults and the elderly. ©iStock

Probiotics and ageing: DNA sequencing shows how bacteria evolves from birth to centenarians

The 'upgraded' bacteria produces enough vitamin B12 to enable EFSA claims, and could pave the way for further probiotic claims, says Winclove.

First steps: Winclove set for 'probiotic claim' with B12 producing bacteria

Could probiotic ease depression? Mouse study suggests so…

Could probiotic ease depression? Mouse study suggests so…

The new product is being launched in China.

New probiotic supplement launched in China to tackle carcinogenic stomach bacteria

Biofilms of the sort that the BIOHM product is meant to address.  PathoBiome photo.

New probiotic meant to balance microbial, fungal communities in gut

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