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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".
Mediterranean diet enhances good bacteria living in the gut

Mediterranean diet enhances good bacteria living in the gut

Alcoholic drinks affect oral bacteria tied to diseases

Alcoholic drinks affect oral bacteria tied to diseases

Probiotics can improve liver health, shows study

Probiotics can improve liver health, shows study

Inlabtec introduces new dilution system for quantifying live probiotic bacteria

Inlabtec introduces new dilution system for quantifying live probiotic bacteria

New study lays foundation to obtain apple cubes enriched with probiotics

New study lays foundation to obtain apple cubes enriched with probiotics

Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health

Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health

Persistent bloating can be a sign of ovarian cancer, warns charity

Persistent bloating can be a sign of ovarian cancer, warns charity

Evolve BioSystems collaborates with King's College London to improve gut health in C-section delivered infants

Evolve BioSystems collaborates with King's College London to improve gut health in C-section delivered infants

Exposing the gut to chlamydia protects against subsequent genital tract infections

Exposing the gut to chlamydia protects against subsequent genital tract infections

Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut

Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut

Probiotics and xylitol chewing gum appear to have no effect in alleviating sore throat symptoms

Probiotics and xylitol chewing gum appear to have no effect in alleviating sore throat symptoms

Lactic acid bacteria can offer protection against subtypes of influenza A virus

Lactic acid bacteria can offer protection against subtypes of influenza A virus

Researchers identify oral bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Researchers identify oral bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Family risk for childhood asthma may involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract

Family risk for childhood asthma may involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Study: Many patients change their behaviors after suffering repeated bouts of C. diff infections

Gut bacteria can influence how cancer responds to immunotherapy

Gut bacteria can influence how cancer responds to immunotherapy

Nutrition-related strategies may modify inflammation of aging, report reveals

Nutrition-related strategies may modify inflammation of aging, report reveals

Good-guy bacteria may help individuals respond well to cancer immunotherapy

Good-guy bacteria may help individuals respond well to cancer immunotherapy

JAX professor receives $2.8 million New Innovator Award for skin microbiome research

JAX professor receives $2.8 million New Innovator Award for skin microbiome research

Antifungals and probiotics could play critical role in potential new therapeutic approaches for IBD

Antifungals and probiotics could play critical role in potential new therapeutic approaches for IBD