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Kiran Krishnan, chief scientific officer of Thrive Probiotic.

Just Thrive Probiotic chosen for HIV trial, company says

By Hank Schultz

Thrive Probiotic has gathered data on the company’s Just Thrive Probiotic supplement and its effect on leaky gut syndrome. The results, which have yet to be published, were compelling enough that researchers have approached the company to do a trial on...

Is pharma interest in probiotics a challenge or opportunity?

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Is pharma interest in probiotics a challenge or opportunity?

By Nathan Gray

The probiotic category continues to grow rapidly on a global basis. And with growth comes increased interest probiotics and microbiome modulation therapies from the pharmaceutical sector. But is this increased interest a good thing for the traditional...

Probiota Insights: Is a probiotic EFSA claim possible?

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Probiota Insights: Is a probiotic EFSA claim possible?

By Nathan Gray

We've seen hundreds of rejections in the past 10 years. But industry remains bullish that an EFSA-approved health claim is not only possible ... but getting very close. 

Can prebiotics rival drugs for exercise-induced asthma?

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Can prebiotics rival drugs for exercise-induced asthma?

By Shane STARLING

The ability of prebiotics to reduce exercise-induced asthma – a common ailment among elite and amateur athletes – is exciting the research and sporting worlds alike as a powerful drug alternative or adjunct. An ad hoc trial has already been undertaken...