Healthy people who avoid gluten won't get any gut health benefit and may be on a 'sub-optimal' diet, according researchers who say that gluten is unjustifiably given the role of the bad guy in our diet
A probiotic and cranberry supplement can significantly reduce recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTIs) in premenopausal women, as well as shorten the duration of infections and reduce the need for antibiotic treatment, a study has shown.
A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.
The number of people suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is three times higher than previous estimates, with sufferers also at a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), according to new research.
Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) using a single 'super-donor' is an effective and well tolerated treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new large, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
A growing number of clinical studies focusing on probiotics is seen in Asia, with China and Iran seeing exponential increase in recent years, according to an International Probiotics Association-backed review.