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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".
Dead probiotic reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice, study finds

Dead probiotic reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice, study finds

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Drops containing a specific probiotic strain can reduce colic in infants

Drops containing a specific probiotic strain can reduce colic in infants

New study could help prevent fatal infections in babies

New study could help prevent fatal infections in babies

New human colon-on-a-chip enables in vitro study of mucus physiology

New human colon-on-a-chip enables in vitro study of mucus physiology

New model for late-onset sepsis explores potential treatments for neonatal infection

New model for late-onset sepsis explores potential treatments for neonatal infection

Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity

Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity

Chinese scientists suggest alternative strategy for combating obesity

Chinese scientists suggest alternative strategy for combating obesity

Researchers evaluate potential of FMT, pre- and probiotics to treat Parkinson's patients

Researchers evaluate potential of FMT, pre- and probiotics to treat Parkinson's patients

Caution: blood infections traced to probiotics

Caution: blood infections traced to probiotics

New study sounds a note of caution in using probiotics in ICU

New study sounds a note of caution in using probiotics in ICU

Probiotics could potentially stave off common bacterial hive infestation

Probiotics could potentially stave off common bacterial hive infestation

Can Probiotics Support Healthy Kidney Function?

Can Probiotics Support Healthy Kidney Function?

Diet high in fiber and yogurt linked with reduced risk for lung cancer

Diet high in fiber and yogurt linked with reduced risk for lung cancer

New antibiotic discovered in Mexican tropical forest

New antibiotic discovered in Mexican tropical forest

Probiotics can help curb malnutrition over next two decades, says Bill Gates

Probiotics can help curb malnutrition over next two decades, says Bill Gates

Kibow Biotech celebrates 22nd anniversary with plans to expand its product portfolio

Kibow Biotech celebrates 22nd anniversary with plans to expand its product portfolio

Short-term probiotic therapy regimen may improve symptoms of gout, kidney disease

Short-term probiotic therapy regimen may improve symptoms of gout, kidney disease

Researchers discover how bacterial enzyme removes inflammation-causing meat carbohydrates

Researchers discover how bacterial enzyme removes inflammation-causing meat carbohydrates

Study describes initial baseline healthy gut microbiome database and abundance profile

Study describes initial baseline healthy gut microbiome database and abundance profile