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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".
Expert suggests ways to control uncomfortable vaginal symptoms in diabetic women

Expert suggests ways to control uncomfortable vaginal symptoms in diabetic women

Multi-strain probiotic helps reduce chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in cancer patients

Multi-strain probiotic helps reduce chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in cancer patients

Study finds link between refined soluble fibers, gut microbiota and liver cancer

Study finds link between refined soluble fibers, gut microbiota and liver cancer

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria

Good bacterium in probiotic digestive supplements helps eliminate Staphylococcus aureus

Good bacterium in probiotic digestive supplements helps eliminate Staphylococcus aureus

Bacteria living inside the nose linked to type, severity of cold symptoms

Bacteria living inside the nose linked to type, severity of cold symptoms

Protective gel sphere may offer probiotics a safer route to the intestines

Protective gel sphere may offer probiotics a safer route to the intestines

Probiotic supplementation may reduce use of antibiotics, scientific analysis shows

Probiotic supplementation may reduce use of antibiotics, scientific analysis shows

Probiotics could reduce the need for antibiotics

Probiotics could reduce the need for antibiotics

Probiotics do not really help says latest research

Probiotics do not really help says latest research

Cryptosporidiosis worsened by commonly used probiotic

Cryptosporidiosis worsened by commonly used probiotic

Food scientists turn soy milk residue into healthy probiotic drink

Food scientists turn soy milk residue into healthy probiotic drink

Scientists develop probiotic 'cocktail' derived from infant feces

Scientists develop probiotic 'cocktail' derived from infant feces

Researchers review various options to reduce sugar in dairy products

Researchers review various options to reduce sugar in dairy products

Study to examine whether modulating gut bacteria can improve cardiac function in heart failure patients

Study to examine whether modulating gut bacteria can improve cardiac function in heart failure patients

Study suggests link between probiotic use and “brain fogginess”

Study suggests link between probiotic use and “brain fogginess”

Probiotic use could result in disorienting brain fogginess and rapid belly bloating

Probiotic use could result in disorienting brain fogginess and rapid belly bloating

Mother's microbiome determines offspring's risk of developing autism

Mother's microbiome determines offspring's risk of developing autism

Research shows kombucha can be highly effective in restoring individual's microbiome

Research shows kombucha can be highly effective in restoring individual's microbiome

Researchers develop biofilm formulations that protect from necrotizing enterocolitis

Researchers develop biofilm formulations that protect from necrotizing enterocolitis