A study using a new approach to investigating the fate of probiotics within the human body has become the first of its kind to directly show the germination of a specific spore-forming probiotic strain inside the small intestine.
Companies are still seeing opportunities in developing supplements that address the evergreen needs of weight management and skin protection, even as consumers tighten their purse strings and spend more on hygiene and immune health supplements.
The Italian Association of Health Products and Manufacturers, FederSalus and the Giovanni Lorenzini Foundation, are to team up in a pact looking to generate deeper insight into supplements’ role in nutrition.
Microbiology expert Jessica ter Haar, PhD, is the scientific director at the International Probiotics Association (IPA). She focuses a lot on helping women achieve their best possible microbial health during every stage of life—a topic that she’s helping...
The British Society of Gastroenterology has published updated guidelines for the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in which probiotics may prove effective for general symptoms and abdominal pain linked to the condition.
NovoBiome and The French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE) are to work together on a new metagenomic approach that delves deeper into the host-microbiota relationship.