Millions of people suffer from depression across the globe. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness each year. The most common treatment methods for depression are antidepressant...
A daily probiotic drink (Lactobacillus Casei) may have the potential to modulate anxiety and enhance training in football players, according to a new randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial.
Specific genes are linked to the existence and amount of certain gut bacteria, according to new research involving nearly 4,000 individuals which authors say could transform our understanding of common diseases, including obesity, irritable bowel syndrome,...
UK-based microbiome firm Eagle Genomics is to enter into a pact with Cargill as part of a multi-year deal looking to harness artificial intelligence (AI) to the agricultural commodity giant’s microbiome and life sciences R&D.
The gut brain connection has been a hot topic of research in recent years. A new study suggests the supplementation a fungal ingredient may not confer the same stress relief benefits observed in some research using probiotic bacterial species.
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.
Commercially available prebiotics have the potential to directly increase intestinal integrity and function, say scientists as they believe these carbohydrates ‘crosstalk’ with cells to encode biological information.
Probiotics are gaining popularity across the globe but there are various misconceptions about their role in immunity, explains Dr James Dekker, senior research scientist at Fonterra, in this Q&A with NutraIngredients.