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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".
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

New trial to evaluate whether fasting can improve MS symptoms

New trial to evaluate whether fasting can improve MS symptoms

Dynamic model helps make predictions about gut microbiome

Dynamic model helps make predictions about gut microbiome

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Scientists discover vaccine that may rapidly fight cholera-causing bacteria

Scientists discover vaccine that may rapidly fight cholera-causing bacteria

Nature and effects of breastfeeding on health of mothers and babies

Nature and effects of breastfeeding on health of mothers and babies

Study: Immunization with beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain

Study: Immunization with beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain

Study offers new hope for people with atopic dermatitis

Study offers new hope for people with atopic dermatitis