Probiotics and prebiotics

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Prebiotic and probiotic interventions may ease depression in adults

By Danielle Masterson

Millions of people suffer from depression across the globe. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness each year. The most common treatment methods for depression are antidepressant...

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Galam taps into prebiotic popularity with $20m investment

By Nikki Hancocks

Global nutrition ingredients manufacturer Galam has invested $20m (€17.7m) in the launch of two new fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) production plants, each with a capacity to manufacture thousands of tons of the increasingly popular gut health benefiting...

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AGA issues guidelines for probiotics for sick, at-risk populations

By Stephen Daniells

The American Gastroenterological Association has released guidelines for a range of conditions, with strong support for necrotizing enterocolitis in infants and for the prevention of C. difficile infection in adults and children who take antibiotics.

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