A specific combination of probiotic strains may restore vaginal microbiota and relieve vaginal distress in postmenopausal women, according to a new study from Italian probiotic manufacturer SynBalance.
The Gut Stuff, an education brand founded by sisters from the Zoe TwinsUK microbiome study cohort, is working to spread microbiome science knowledge by cutting through the noise on and offline with an ethical approach to shock factor tactics.
Biotic supplements might not be enough without ‘gut conditioning’, Dr. Wilbert Sybesma, founder of consultancy firm Microbiome Solutions told the audience at NutraIngredients' Probiota event earlier this month.
The biotics industry is undergoing a transformation, largely directed by customer reviews, proprietary and generic ingredients, synbiotics, and personalisation, according to ecommerce insights service Lumina Intelligence.
Gut health brands should invest in educating consumers about the influence of diet and lifestyle on microbiome health and emphasize the importance of long-term supplement use to help them achieve results, thereby ensuring customer retention.
A combination of pea protein, enzymes and probiotics tended to reduce time to maximum blood absorption for all amino acids but showed only statistically significant results for alanine and glycine, according to a recent study.
The costly nature of microbiome testing to provide personalised recommendations means brands should ensure added value with effective translation and follow-up services to support users to reach health goals.
A new German study suggests that Benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC) from the flowering plant nasturtium provides antimicrobial benefits without negatively impacting gut microbiota diversity or species richness in healthy women.
U.S. microbiome health start-up Verb Biotics and Israeli computational biology company Evogene have entered a collaboration agreement to develop new probiotic strains that produce microbial metabolites with advanced properties for precision health.
Five years ago Camille Binachon left Paris, France to move to Montreal, Canada to start her role at Lallemand Health Solutions. The product manager said her love for science and adventure were what brought her to the Great White North.
Co-ingestion of aspirin with probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve Bif195 in a group of healthy adults significantly reduced damage to the stomach lining associated with prolonged or high-dose aspirin consumption, according to a recent study.
A new review by Australia-based researchers suggests there is a shortage of proven and reliable microbiome-based interventions for allergic disorders. Writing in the World Allergy Organization Journal, the scientists connect this to the interaction between...
The dominance of bacteria Lactobacillus spp. in the female reproductive tract is associated with improved pregnancy outcomes while vaginal and endometrial dysbiosis may reduce the chances of successful embryonic implantation, according to a new review.
Swiss longevity biotech company Timeline (parent company Amazentis) announced that it has raised CHF 56 million (US$ 66 million) in an oversubscribed Series D financing round that included strategic investments by L’Oréal and Nestlé.
New research finds that Clasado Biosciences’ prebiotic Bimuno GOS (B-GOS) significantly improved quality of life measures across areas of gastrointestinal health and sleep in individuals suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and sleep disturbances.
Commercially available probiotics may limit the symptoms of Covid-19, such as preventing the development of upper and lower respiratory tract infections in healthy adults, according to a study by Duke University researchers.
It’s the new year so you know what that means—new trends. So what is trending in herbs and botanicals? And what are some of the key factors influencing the market? Here to share the latest are Lauren Samot, RD, commercial innovation leader, and Jon Weisgal,...
Communicating science and supplement benefits is particularly tricky within the microbiome health arena, but there are some companies and individuals who have achieved great success after mastering how to simplify this science and jargon-laden space.
New research suggests that gut microbiota play a role in the heightened social fear response tied to social anxiety disorder (SAD), representing a potential therapeutic target for reducing the growing behavioural issue of social fear.
New research concludes supplementation with probiotics, L-glutamine and biotin can improve body composition parameters, thereby increasing overall quality of life of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC).
In a recent study, researchers from the Luxembourg Institute of Health suggested that Akkermansia muciniphila—a bacterium found in the mucus layer of the human intestinal tract—exacerbates food allergies when the gut microbiota of germ-free lab mice is...
“If you think about what Novozymes provides, they have a library of ingredients that can be used to confer a benefit for human health. We make sure our designs are market driven and most importantly clinically tested. We want to make sure our products...