A slew of recent headlines have claimed a “cure” for peanut allergy through the combination of a probiotic, Lactobacillus rhamnosis and a peanut protein therapy. But some clinicians and researchers are taking issue with the rigor of the study and the claimed results.
A recent study reports a reduced incidence of gestational diabetes in expectant mothers who took probiotics early in their pregnancy.
An observational study has found that probiotics improved GI symptom scores and gastrointestinal health in already healthy individuals. The new study published in Advances in Microbiology utilized a multi-species probiotic like H2PRO™ (in fact, H2PRO™ has 3 of the eight strains used in the study) used daily over a 6-week period. The authors suggest that […]
A recent study shed some light on how well Lactobacillus can survive the acidity of the human stomach, and that is “like a boss.”
A new meta-analysis of studies on how probiotics may improve depression, anxiety and perceived stress found a significant mental health improvement over placebo. The article was published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in November of 2016. The authors indicate that further studies on the impact of probiotics in patients with clinical depression […]
A recent review of human clinical trials looks at the effects of probiotics on obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
A new study published in Nutrients has found that a supplement containing probiotics, prebiotics and antioxidants reduced endotoxin levels in triathletes prior to and 6 days following a performance event.
A recent study performed at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio has published results suggesting that bacterial and fungal interactions in the gut might predicate development of this disease.
Is there a role for individualized treatment through diet and probiotics to specifically modify the gut microbiota thereby treating disease?
This video was produced by audible.com and describes in a simple way how our gut and brain are connected. Sometimes referred to as the second brain or downstairs brain, the gut and it’s microbes may affect not only our emotional well being but also promote pro-social behaviors that have been essential in the evolution of […]