“I think it’s really important for the field to understand what the baseline understanding and criteria are for these substances so that the whole scientific and commercial and regulatory world can coalesce around definitions that make the most sense,”...
Daily consumption of three probiotic strains may led to changes in connectivity between various regions of the brain and exert subtle improvements on psychological health, says a new study using a GSK product.
A clinical trial has concluded that a daily cocktail of six probiotic strains can improve metabolic outcomes, gut microbial profiles, and certain inflammatory markers in women with post-gestational diabetes.
Two lactic acid bacteria (LAB) strains found in fermented Malaysian tapioca have shown antimicrobial properties for the prevention of periodontal disease, characterised by inflamed and progressively receding gingival tissue.
There are just four weeks until our in-person Growth Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, featuring an agenda packed with the region's biggest food, beverage and nutrition brands, suppliers and industry experts.
Supplementation with Lacticaseibacillus casei 63 (L. casei 63) may help reduce sarcopenia in frail elderly people by promoting insulin sensitivity, metabolic efficiency, and muscle protein anabolism, according to a French study.
Next generation Bifidobacteria probiotics developed using CRISPR gene editing technology are one step closer after a new paper showed how select techniques could be applied in a programmable and strain-dependent manner.
The global gut health is variously estimated at around €15-30 billion and predicted to grow by around 8% annually at least to the end of the decade, but what are the opportunities and hurdles for companies wanting to win in it?
Prolonged addition of a probiotic supplement or food into the diet of seniors may support healthy ageing by shifting their gut microbiota and reducing markers of inflammation, according to results of the Italian ProbioSenior Project.
This round-up will feature scientific findings from big brand names, including Swisse and its study of krill oil supplementation on knee osteoarthritis, Amway’s personalised nutrition, and India’s national research agency’s plans for studying cannabidiol...
The roles of the microbiome and probiotics in supporting the menopause could be a key growth area as the process, combined with healthy ageing and gut health, gives rise to niche products aimed at women navigating this stage of life.
A combination of bacteriophages (phages) may precisely target and suppress gut bacteria associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), says a new study from Israel that shows the potential of this emerging class of microbiome modulators.
Thorne HealthTech recently relaunched its Gut Health Test with the inclusion of its patent-pending Microbiome Wipe, eliminating the stool sampling that might be deterring users from testing their microbiome.
The joint development program between Seed and Axial aims to develop next-generation probiotics and therapeutics to modulate the gut microbiota to target areas like anxiety, depression and mental well-being.
Specific probiotics strains have showed immunomodulatory properties in women suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as gestational diabetes and PCOS, according to a review of RCTs conducted by Nestle.
This round-up will look at developments of brands in the health and nutrition industry, including how brands such as Bubs Australia and Bellamy’s Organic have successfully gained access to the infant formula market in US, as well as Nestle Health Science’s...
With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
Swiss researchers at the University of Basel assert that high-dose probiotics can reduce the symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and suggest supplementation as a possible “non-stigmatising” add-on therapy.
Probiotic formulators are increasingly turning to prebiotics like dietary fibres, polyphenols, fructo-oligosaccharides and lactulose, with 51% of probiotic supplements tracked by Lumina Intelligence containing a prebiotic of some kind.
Consuming the paraprobiotic Lactobacillus gasseri CP2305 improves mild psychological symptoms and common vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes unique to menopausal women, according to a Japanese study.