As part of Danone North America, the Dannon Probiotics Fellowship Grant Program has awarded two graduate students with $25,000 each to help fund their independent and novel studies of yogurt, probiotics, and the human gut microbiome.
A combination of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) and Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12 may improve the gingival health in adolescents, according to results of a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial.
A research study that is just getting under way will look at the effects of antioxidants in maintaining vascular health and lessening cardiovascular disease risk among younger women with Type 1 diabetes.
While most work on the microbiome focuses on the bacterial populations in the large intestine, new research suggests it is microbes in the small intestine that may be critical to the absorption and digestion of certain fats.
There is inadequate evidence for long-lasting changes to the gut microbiota after probiotic supplementation, suggests a new study, which argues evidence shows supplementation only results in a transient improvement of supplement-specific bacteria.
Researchers in Italy found that study participants who took Pycnogenol supplements—a branded form of French maritime pine bark extract—had less swelling in the lower legs during travel compared to control groups in which participants simply wore stockings...