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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Study finds alterations in the gut microbiome of young adult binge drinkers

Study finds alterations in the gut microbiome of young adult binge drinkers

Study shows improved host health by modulating intestinal microbiota

Study shows improved host health by modulating intestinal microbiota

Probiotic diminishes S. aureus bacterial colonization, Phase 2 trial shows

Probiotic diminishes S. aureus bacterial colonization, Phase 2 trial shows

Study directly links gut leakage with retinopathy severity in people with Type 1 diabetes

Study directly links gut leakage with retinopathy severity in people with Type 1 diabetes

Valuable tool reveals the connections between gut microbes and the brain

Valuable tool reveals the connections between gut microbes and the brain

Study assesses microbiome of male genital mucosa

Study assesses microbiome of male genital mucosa

How could probiotics be used in the management of gingivitis and periodontitis?

How could probiotics be used in the management of gingivitis and periodontitis?

Using the gut microbiome to understand and treat respiratory diseases

Using the gut microbiome to understand and treat respiratory diseases

Probiotic bacterium prevents neurodegeneration in animal model of ALS

Probiotic bacterium prevents neurodegeneration in animal model of ALS

What is the role of the pediatric gut microbiome in COVID-19?

What is the role of the pediatric gut microbiome in COVID-19?

Specific bacteria in the bladder may indicate who is more prone to recurrent UTIs

Specific bacteria in the bladder may indicate who is more prone to recurrent UTIs

Study implicates gut microbiome health in Parkinson's disease

Study implicates gut microbiome health in Parkinson's disease

Does breast milk influence infants' intestinal microbiota?

Does breast milk influence infants' intestinal microbiota?

Acute COVID-19 infection disrupts a healthy balance between good and bad gut microbes

Acute COVID-19 infection disrupts a healthy balance between good and bad gut microbes

New microfluidic Organ Chip platform replicates the human vaginal tissue microenvironment

New microfluidic Organ Chip platform replicates the human vaginal tissue microenvironment

Honey improves key measures of health, including blood sugar and cholesterol levels

Honey improves key measures of health, including blood sugar and cholesterol levels

Gut microbiome plays a role in Alzheimer's

Gut microbiome plays a role in Alzheimer's

Well-equipped gut-friendly bacteria hold promise for improving IBD treatments

Well-equipped gut-friendly bacteria hold promise for improving IBD treatments

Fermented dairy products can improve gut mucosal immunity

Fermented dairy products can improve gut mucosal immunity

Does maternal obesity impact fetal brain development?

Does maternal obesity impact fetal brain development?