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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Fungi and bacteria in the gut may equally impact human health and disease severity

Fungi and bacteria in the gut may equally impact human health and disease severity

USF receives $69.9 Million NIH funding to continue study on type 1 diabetes

USF receives $69.9 Million NIH funding to continue study on type 1 diabetes

Researchers develop engineered yeast probiotic for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers develop engineered yeast probiotic for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Comprehensive reference on the science, technology, and applications of postbiotics

Comprehensive reference on the science, technology, and applications of postbiotics

Study: Diet can influence the breast microbiome and alter breast cancer tumors

Study: Diet can influence the breast microbiome and alter breast cancer tumors

Researchers develop a novel probiotic formulation with high anti-SARS-CoV-2 potency

Researchers develop a novel probiotic formulation with high anti-SARS-CoV-2 potency

Sequentia collaborated with Nextbiomics to obtain a novel immunization model against COVID-19

Sequentia collaborated with Nextbiomics to obtain a novel immunization model against COVID-19

Study suggests potential role for probiotics in preventing respiratory infections

Study suggests potential role for probiotics in preventing respiratory infections

Do labels on commercial kefir products report microbial levels correctly?

Do labels on commercial kefir products report microbial levels correctly?

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder

UAB spinoff receives $3 million in seed funding to develop probiotic formulations for lung health

UAB spinoff receives $3 million in seed funding to develop probiotic formulations for lung health

A new strain of common probiotic can potentially be more effective at protecting infant health

A new strain of common probiotic can potentially be more effective at protecting infant health

Artificial super stool may be a game-changer in the treatment of chronic gut infections

Artificial super stool may be a game-changer in the treatment of chronic gut infections

Probiotic strain improves iron levels in healthy pregnant women

Probiotic strain improves iron levels in healthy pregnant women

Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows

Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows

CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis

CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis

BGU researchers identify probiotic yogurt-based drug candidates

BGU researchers identify probiotic yogurt-based drug candidates

Gut microbiome communicates with horse’s cells to enhance their athletic performance

Gut microbiome communicates with horse’s cells to enhance their athletic performance

New ‘SINT1A‘ study explores potential of a probiotic to prevent type 1 diabetes in children

New ‘SINT1A‘ study explores potential of a probiotic to prevent type 1 diabetes in children

Study finds persistent colonization of probiotic B. infantis in breast milk-fed babies' gut

Study finds persistent colonization of probiotic B. infantis in breast milk-fed babies' gut