All news articles for October 2017

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TWO YEAR TRIAL FAILED TO MEET PRIMARY END-POINT – BUT EXPERTS SAY STUDY MAY STILL HAVE POSITIVES

Major EU-funded Alzheimer’s trial reveals ‘mixed’ results for daily nutrition drink

By Nathan Gray

Daily consumption of a drink containing a specific combination of essential fatty acids, vitamins and other nutrients does not improve key markers of Alzheimer’s progression, but may aid everyday cognitive performance, reports a two-year clinical study.

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SCIENCE SHORT

Probiotics backed for weight loss benefits: Meta-analysis

By Tim Cutcliffe

Probiotic supplementation with various strains of Lactobacillus have been shown to induce a small but statistically significant weight loss in the obese and overweight, according to a new review and meta-analysis.

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KEY THEMES INCLUDE THE FIRST 1000 DAYS, SPORTS PERFORMANCE, AND MICROBIOME-BASED THERAPIES

Last chance: IPA + Probiota 2018 Early Bird registration ends today!

By Nathan Gray

Today is the last chance to register for the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota 2018 at Early Bird prices. Check out the key themes and outline agenda for the leading probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome event … and register now!

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