Altering the gut microbiome to remove bacteria that possess the bacterial enzyme urease, and increase the population of 'good' bacteria that do not contain the enzyme, may be an effective approach to battling Crohn's disease, say researchers.
Probiotics and prebiotics—the names themselves are a claim, something that companies need always to be aware of. This is one of the topics that will be covered in tomorrow’s Online Digest Health Conference sponsored by NutraIngredients-USA.
What’s the latest evidence for the effects of probiotics? What about prebiotics? What are the current market trends? The answers to these and other questions can be heard in an online conference scheduled for this Wednesday.
Probiotics are distinct types of bacteria that have been clearly defined by health authorities around the world, trade associations, as well as the World Health Organization. However, this definition may have not yet entered mainstream consciousness.
Probiotic strains found in yoghurts may help prevent complications associated with lupus, according to new mouse data that reports female mice given Lactobacillus have an altered microbiome and reduced symptoms.