Probiotic

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".
What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are thought to be beneficial in preventing several health conditions. They are usually consumed as supplements or yoghurts and are also referred to as “good bacteria.”

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Using native microbes as chassis for transgene delivery in live bacterial therapeutics

Using native microbes as chassis for transgene delivery in live bacterial therapeutics

The Future of CBD research, marketing, and regulation

The Future of CBD research, marketing, and regulation

Creating a Microrobot to One Day Tackle Cancer

Creating a Microrobot to One Day Tackle Cancer

Using CRISPR to Lift the Lid on Probiotics

Using CRISPR to Lift the Lid on Probiotics

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Gut-lung axis: Using commensal bacteria to reinforce mucosal immunity

Scientists manipulate good bacteria using CRISPR systems

Scientists manipulate good bacteria using CRISPR systems

Exploring the connection between Parkinson's disease and gut microbiota to uncover potential therapeutic targets

Exploring the connection between Parkinson's disease and gut microbiota to uncover potential therapeutic targets

Study: Lactobacilli living in female urinary tract's microbiome can kill nearby pathogenic bacteria

Study: Lactobacilli living in female urinary tract's microbiome can kill nearby pathogenic bacteria

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

Probiotics do not improve unhealthy vaginal flora, study shows

Probiotics do not improve unhealthy vaginal flora, study shows

Mother's gut microbes can aid in the healthy development of baby, finds study

Mother's gut microbes can aid in the healthy development of baby, finds study

Study links post-COVID symptoms with alterations in gut microbiota

Study links post-COVID symptoms with alterations in gut microbiota

Potential applications of bioactive molecules present in fruit peels

Potential applications of bioactive molecules present in fruit peels

Probiotic bacteria may enhance anti-cancer activities of tamoxifen to reduce ER+ breast cancer risk

Probiotic bacteria may enhance anti-cancer activities of tamoxifen to reduce ER+ breast cancer risk

Diet rich in polyphenols can prevent inflammation in the elderly

Diet rich in polyphenols can prevent inflammation in the elderly

New study demonstrates the collapse of coalitions in microbial ecosystems

New study demonstrates the collapse of coalitions in microbial ecosystems

Key immunological changes that support peanut allergy remission in children discovered

Key immunological changes that support peanut allergy remission in children discovered

Probiotic supplements accelerate the maturation of microbiome in extremely preterm infants

Probiotic supplements accelerate the maturation of microbiome in extremely preterm infants

First large-scale estimate of live microbes consumed by Americans daily

First large-scale estimate of live microbes consumed by Americans daily

Researchers discover how Acinetobacter baumannii can survive on hospital surfaces without water

Researchers discover how Acinetobacter baumannii can survive on hospital surfaces without water