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Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host".
NUS scientists create probiotic gut-friendly beer with health benefits

NUS scientists create probiotic gut-friendly beer with health benefits

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

Probiotics could help improve gut symptoms and psychological issues in IBS, study shows

Probiotics could help improve gut symptoms and psychological issues in IBS, study shows

Study shows how probiotic improves integrity of the GI epithelial cell wall in HIV patients

Study shows how probiotic improves integrity of the GI epithelial cell wall in HIV patients

Researchers explore link between gut microbiome and nutrition in autism spectrum disorder

Researchers explore link between gut microbiome and nutrition in autism spectrum disorder

Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development

Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development

Probiotics may help treat yeast infections, bowel problems in men with schizophrenia

Probiotics may help treat yeast infections, bowel problems in men with schizophrenia

Low-dose penicillin in early life changes behaviour and balance of gut microbes

Low-dose penicillin in early life changes behaviour and balance of gut microbes

Global symposium focuses on chemistry and biological effects of maple food product

Global symposium focuses on chemistry and biological effects of maple food product

Research provides new insight into how coevolution could shape microbial diversity in human gut

Research provides new insight into how coevolution could shape microbial diversity in human gut

New probiotic may help combat negative health effects of adrenaline surges

New probiotic may help combat negative health effects of adrenaline surges

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

Probiotics could be less effective when taken alongside balanced diet, research suggests

UVA researchers use probiotic bacteria in yogurt to reverse depression symptoms

UVA researchers use probiotic bacteria in yogurt to reverse depression symptoms

Researchers investigate how farm environment provides protection against allergies

Researchers investigate how farm environment provides protection against allergies

Innovative ways to target antibiotic resistance in short term

Innovative ways to target antibiotic resistance in short term

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Probiotic combination may help reduce hay fever symptoms, research shows

Probiotic combination may help reduce hay fever symptoms, research shows

Regular intake of prebiotics may promote recovery of normal sleep patterns after stress

Regular intake of prebiotics may promote recovery of normal sleep patterns after stress

New review examines use of probiotics or prebiotics for prevention of atopic dermatitis

New review examines use of probiotics or prebiotics for prevention of atopic dermatitis

Replacing missing gut bacteria could help treat children with rare autoimmune disease

Replacing missing gut bacteria could help treat children with rare autoimmune disease