Tag: Probiotics

Study: Regulating Gut Bacteria May Help Ease Symptoms Of Anxiety

A meta-analysis of several studies showed that eating well and taking probiotics may help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety. The study highlighted the importance of regulating gut bacteria to positively impact anxiety levels.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 27, 2019

Effects Of Probiotics Vary Greatly, May Impair Natural Gut Microbiome: Studies

Do generic probiotics really affect people's gut microbiomes? Two new studies reveal that the effects of probiotics vary greatly, and may even impair natural microbiome establishment after antibiotics.

Public Health September 7, 2018

Probiotic Cocktail: Research Finds Baby Poop A Good Source Of Beneficial Probiotics

Researchers found that a cocktail derived from baby poop can aid the production of short-chain fatty acids and therefore promote good gut health. Is baby poop the new probiotic trend?

Medicine August 25, 2018

Probiotics May Help Strengthen Your Bones, Says New Study

There might be a way to prevent the onset of poor bone health instead of treating the effects of the condition once it’s begun. The possible solution? Probiotics.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 5, 2018

Probiotic Treatment For Eczema Shows Promise In NIH Clinical Trial

An NIH clinical trial showed positive results in reducing symptoms of eczema by applying good bacteria in the affected skin areas. The study involved adult and pediatric participants, who showed no side effects and adverse reactions.

Medicine May 4, 2018

Eating Yogurt Linked To Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk In Individuals With High Blood Pressure

Higher intake of yogurt has been tied to reduced risk for heart attack and stroke in hypertensive individuals. Here are other health benefits of consuming the fermented food product.

Public Health February 18, 2018

Immunotherapy Trial Shows Promise In Peanut Allergy Treatment

A combination immunotherapy treatment has proven effective against peanut allergies four years after being administered in children. The treatment shows promise in fighting the deadly allergy that has increased in years.

Medicine August 18, 2017

Probiotic Combination May Ease Allergy Symptoms: Study

Allergy season is soon to befall us. With that, a new study found that a certain probiotic combination may be effective in alleviating symptoms of mild seasonal allergies.

Public Health March 2, 2017

Daily Dog Diet Significantly Influences Canine Gut Microbiome, Report Says

A new research has revealed that obese dogs have a serious gut microbe deficiency problem compared to lean and healthier ones. This can be managed by the balancing proteins and carbohydrates in their diet.

Animals January 27, 2017

Fecal Transplants Improve Autism Symptoms In Children

Latest evidence suggest fecal transplants may be effective in treating autism after researchers found substantial improvement in both behavioral symptoms and stomach-related problems in autistic kids who have gone through fecal microbiota transplants.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 26, 2017

Probiotics In Yogurt Can Help Improve Cognitive Function Of Alzheimer's Disease Patients

A daily dose of yogurt with probiotics has been found to significantly improve the cognitive function of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a new study in Iran revealed. It has also been found to trigger metabolic changes that lead to lower cholesterol levels.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2016

Good Gut Flora May Protect Against Menopause-Like Bone Loss

Good gut flora has been associated with good digestive health. Now, rearchers are adding bone protection to the list of benefits that probiotics have to offer after discovering the results of a recent study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

Bacteria That Regulates Mouth PH May Pave Way For Anti-Cavity Pill

A new probiotic pill could prevent cavities. Scientists have identified a beneficial strain of bacteria in the mouth that can kill the harmful bacteria responsible for oral cavities.

Life March 11, 2016

Low-Fiber Diet Gradually Depletes Good Bacteria In The Gut: How This Can Affect Overall Health

Probiotics or good bacteria are very essential to our physical and mental health. Researchers have found that eating food with low fiber content actually poses a threat to the probiotics in our body.

Life January 16, 2016

Good Bacteria May Inhibit Growth Of Pathogen Causing Ear Infection And Pneumonia: Examples Of Food High In Good Bacteria

The harmless bacteria C. accolens was found to negatively affect the growth of the infection-causing S. pneumoniae. One can get a head start on getting good bacteria such as C. accolens by including probiotic food in one's diet.

Life January 11, 2016

Get Moving While You’re Young: Exercising Early In Life Promotes A Healthy Brain And Better Metabolism

Exercise early in life can positively affect good bacteria in the gut and promote healthier brain and metabolism in one’s lifetime. Researchers have probed the "plasticity" of over 100 trillion good bacteria in the human gut to optimize wellness.

Life January 4, 2016

Probiotic Bacteria May Help Improve Mental Health And Combat Stress

A strain of probiotic bacteria may help alleviate anxiety and enhance memory. Study subjects who took the probiotic capsule scored higher in memory tests and had lower stress hormones compared to those who did not take the pill.

Life October 19, 2015

Check Your Gut: It Could Be The Secret To Clear Skin

For optimum health and wellness, supplements just might do the trick. Boosters that balance the digestive tract and nourish the skin are the latest integration of science and beauty.

Internet Culture May 22, 2015

Some 'Gluten-Free' Probiotics Are Not Really Gluten-Free: What You Should Know

A new study by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center suggests that many of the popular probiotic supplements being sold on the market have traces of gluten despite claims that they are gluten-free.

Life May 17, 2015

Yogurt May Help Lower Diabetes Risk: Here's Why

Individuals who consume an average of 18 ounces of yogurt per day were associated with reduced risks for Type 2 diabetes. Researchers said the benefit may be attributed to the probiotics present in the dairy product.

Life November 25, 2014

Sweet Peach Probiotic to Fight UTI and Yeast Infections, Founder Clarifies

Like how a sweet peach smells? How cute. Sweet Peach means serious business as a probiotic regimen formulated to restore balance in the body, fighting infections.

Life November 24, 2014

Another probiotic advantage: Bacteria protects against heavy metal poisoning

Probiotic bacteria in yogurt found to protect children and pregnant women from the effects of toxic heavy metals. Yogurt kept arsenic, mercury in the diet from being absorbed into the body, study found.

TECH TV October 7, 2014

Probiotics lower blood pressure with a little culture

High blood pressure can be moderated by consuming probiotics, like those in yogurt and kefir, based on a new meta-study.

Life July 22, 2014

Taking probiotics regularly might help those with high blood pressure

Taking probiotics regularly for two months might moderately lower blood pressure. Further studies must be done to figure out which probiotic products are best suited for this purpose.

Life July 21, 2014

Complementary and alternative medicine becoming popular as treatment for autism and development delay

As parents of autistic children continue to face a significant lack of approved medications to treat autism, they turn to complementary and alternative medicine in an effort to alleviate their children's autistic symptoms.

Life January 18, 2014

Can probiotic drops ease colic? Doctors think so

A new study suggests giving probiotic drops to healthy infants may result in fewer bouts of colic.

Life January 14, 2014

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