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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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

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Probiotic supplements increase the diversity of intestinal bacteria in extremely preterm infants

Probiotic supplements increase the diversity of intestinal bacteria in extremely preterm infants

Study describes the infection of human cells by intestinal pathogen during spaceflight

Study describes the infection of human cells by intestinal pathogen during spaceflight

Research shows a causal relationship between neonatal antibody production and maternal microbiota

Research shows a causal relationship between neonatal antibody production and maternal microbiota

Probiotics may be beneficial in COVID-19 treatment

Probiotics may be beneficial in COVID-19 treatment

Pre-term infants fed with B. Infantis experienced lower level of intestinal inflammation

Pre-term infants fed with B. Infantis experienced lower level of intestinal inflammation

New gut microbiome-based approach may have translational potential for cancer immunotherapy

New gut microbiome-based approach may have translational potential for cancer immunotherapy

New diagnostic imaging tool measures naturally occurring enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract

New diagnostic imaging tool measures naturally occurring enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract

Researchers to develop new test method to assess preventative surface cleansers

Researchers to develop new test method to assess preventative surface cleansers

Researchers find microbiome-controlled anti-inflammatory subsets of astrocytes

Researchers find microbiome-controlled anti-inflammatory subsets of astrocytes

Study examines the role of gut microbes in anorexia

Study examines the role of gut microbes in anorexia

New probiotic coffee and tea drinks are packed with gut-friendly live probiotics

New probiotic coffee and tea drinks are packed with gut-friendly live probiotics

Scientists create first international consensus definition of fermented foods

Scientists create first international consensus definition of fermented foods

Few organisms in the gut microbiome found to play a key role in type 2 diabetes

Few organisms in the gut microbiome found to play a key role in type 2 diabetes

Researchers examine effectiveness of treating acute infectious diarrhea with probiotics

Researchers examine effectiveness of treating acute infectious diarrhea with probiotics