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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".
Plant foods may transmit antibiotic-resistant superbugs to humans

Plant foods may transmit antibiotic-resistant superbugs to humans

CityU scientist receives grant for new way to cultivate 10 distinct probiotic bacteria

CityU scientist receives grant for new way to cultivate 10 distinct probiotic bacteria

Gut bacteria linked to metabolic changes and autism in new study

Gut bacteria linked to metabolic changes and autism in new study

Probiotic-derived molecule optimizes the immune system to combat viral inflammatory diseases

Probiotic-derived molecule optimizes the immune system to combat viral inflammatory diseases

New recommendations on standards, ways to communicate quality of probiotics to end-users

New recommendations on standards, ways to communicate quality of probiotics to end-users

Transplanting gut bacteria from stress-vulnerable rats alters behavior, brain inflammation in recipient

Transplanting gut bacteria from stress-vulnerable rats alters behavior, brain inflammation in recipient

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

New genetic treatment removes antibiotic resistance from bacteria

New genetic treatment removes antibiotic resistance from bacteria

Patients on immunotherapies should consume more fiber, fewer probiotics

Patients on immunotherapies should consume more fiber, fewer probiotics

Patent-pending probiotic could help patients with gastrointestinal diseases avoid harmful biofilms

Patent-pending probiotic could help patients with gastrointestinal diseases avoid harmful biofilms

Altering gut microbiome may be potential treatment option for PCOS

Altering gut microbiome may be potential treatment option for PCOS

Age-related changes to gut microbiome have adverse impact on vascular health, study shows

Age-related changes to gut microbiome have adverse impact on vascular health, study shows

Bifodan and Aalborg University announce foundation of Probiotic Research Initiative

Bifodan and Aalborg University announce foundation of Probiotic Research Initiative

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Frog-skin bacteria more diverse in cold and variable temperature regions, finds study

Frog-skin bacteria more diverse in cold and variable temperature regions, finds study

Study opens new avenue for treating ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

Study opens new avenue for treating ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

Researchers identify effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganisms

Researchers identify effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganisms

Researchers identify effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganisms

Researchers identify effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganisms

New study finds change in complex sugars found in breastmilk of women taking probiotic

New study finds change in complex sugars found in breastmilk of women taking probiotic

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

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