There are over 1,600 human clinical trials on probiotics listed in ClinicalTrials.gov and the WHO’s trial database, according to a new analysis that seeks to address the misconception that there is no human data around probiotics.
Athletes have greater gut diversity and more functional pathways within their microbiota than do their more sedentary peers. Why these facts are true is less clear, wrote the authors of a new comprehensive review.
In light of the ongoing novel Coronavirus (COVID19) public health emergency, IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas has been postponed until November 16-18, 2020 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Washington DC.
Delegate registration is open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already confirmed covering topics including postbiotics, the changing retail landscape, microbes and the mitochondria, and fermented foods.
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This year we brought the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas to Vancouver, where attendees explored the role of the microbiome in the US military, communicating science to consumers, and more. Here are some highlights:
A recent paper by the USP Expert Panel on probiotics has attracted some good attention, and that will hopefully translate into more stakeholders looking to get third-part quality certifications for their products, says USP’s Dr Kit Goldman.
Working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DuPont is providing a “unique” probiotic strain to help treat sepsis in infants in Bangladesh, but the strain may also have commercial applications closer to home.
The IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2019 in Vancouver is less than two weeks away, but there’s still time to register to hear from must-see speakers from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, the US Army, Danone, Pharmavite, and many...
The chief scientific officer of UAS Labs, a Wisconsin-based probiotic specialist, presented his research linking a probiotic strain to improved cardiovascular health at the Probiota Americas 2018 conference in Miami earlier this month.
Research presented at the recent Probiota Americas meeting showed that adding prebiotics to the diet to promote the growth of beneficial gut bacteria actually altered the structure of rats' brains in a model testing stress response.
Supplementation of a probiotic strain was linked to improved postpartum depression symptoms, according to research by Dr. Rebecca Slykerman, a senior research fellow of the Department of Psychological Medicine in the University of Auckland.
Soon-to-be released guidelines for contract manufacturing organizations and quality standards from the International Probiotics Association will drive the industry to optimal practice, says IPA's vice president.
From the microbiome in precision medicine to personalized probiotics for sports nutrition, and from next-gen analytical advances to how online customer engagement is driving the market, Probiota Americas will again bridge the science and business of the...
More studies looking at the link between a human’s microbiome and depression are underway. It’s not entirely a novel connection, according to Dr. Thomas Tompkins, research director at Lallemand Health Solutions, and there’s opportunity for probiotics...
The definition of probiotic varies by region, and an increasing number of products potentially mislabeled as “probiotic”. In response, the International Probiotics Association has released a guidance document.
Experts from diverse research fields including infant health, skin health and global microbial demographics will expand the view of the microbiome at the upcoming 2017 IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas on June 7-9 in San Francisco.
A double-blind, placebo controlled study on elite athletes found that the dairy-derived Lactobacillus helveticus Lafti L10 by Lallemand Health Soultions can be a beneficial supplement for the reduction of upper respiratory tract infections.
The IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas event in Chicago brought together 280 scientists, regulators, formulators, marketers and brand holders . It featured a first for the probiotics space, representatives from five national and international bodies...
Chicago will witness the biggest ever meeting of experts from the global pre- and probiotics industry, running today (May 31) until Thursday (June 2). The combined IPA World Congress and Probiota Americas event will unite more than 270 academics, business...
Regulatory confusion, inappropriate headlines, and scientific transparency are just three of the big issues affecting the probiotics sector, says the executive director of the International Probiotics Association.
The US Food and Drug Administration is developing a next-generation toolbox for analyzing live microbial products, including DNA microarrays, metagenomic sequencing and analysis, and a whole genome database development.