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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".
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

Combination of probiotics and herbal supplement may prolong lifespan, research shows

Combination of probiotics and herbal supplement may prolong lifespan, research shows

Walnut consumption impacts gut microbiota and offers many health benefits

Walnut consumption impacts gut microbiota and offers many health benefits

Clinical trial tests natural treatment to provide long-term solution for chronic eczema

Clinical trial tests natural treatment to provide long-term solution for chronic eczema

New study compares gut bacteria of vapers, non- smokers and tobacco smokers

New study compares gut bacteria of vapers, non- smokers and tobacco smokers

Probiotics may be safe, low-cost prevention tool for Clostridium difficile infections

Probiotics may be safe, low-cost prevention tool for Clostridium difficile infections

Drinking kefir may have positive effect on blood pressure by promoting brain-gut communication

Drinking kefir may have positive effect on blood pressure by promoting brain-gut communication