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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".
CIRCLES kicks-off: From microbiome research to healthier and sustainable foods

CIRCLES kicks-off: From microbiome research to healthier and sustainable foods

Gut microbes play important role in protecting against arsenic toxicity, research shows

Gut microbes play important role in protecting against arsenic toxicity, research shows

Probiotics may offer therapeutic benefits for biopolar patients

Probiotics may offer therapeutic benefits for biopolar patients

The effect of probiotics on intestinal flora of premature babies

The effect of probiotics on intestinal flora of premature babies

New platform for metagenomic analysis

New platform for metagenomic analysis

Live probiotics can change existing gut flora and alter immune response

Live probiotics can change existing gut flora and alter immune response

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