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.
Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6068 (GanedenBC30) may improve gastrointestinal symptoms (GI) and upper respiratory tract infection symptoms (URTI) in children, according to a new study published in the journal Food Research International.
A brain-to-gut pathway, where neurological symptoms begin first, may explain why higher levels of anxiety and depression are predictors of developing gastrointestinal disorders, a study has determined.
Supplementation with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis may help prevent the onset of functional gastrointestinal disorders such as colic in healthy infants, according to new research backed by probiotic player BioGaia.
Clasado has had its Bimuno prebiotic formulation rejected by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) which said fresh data analysis provided by the UK-Maltese firm did not show gastro-intestinal benefits.
Research backing the gastrointestinal potential of a multi-strain probiotic-fibre product is being presented at United European Gastroenterology Congress in Amsterdam today – a rare speaking opportunity at a medical-focused event with 12,000 attendees.
Nutraceutical developer Provexis has entered into a collaboration
agreement with an unnamed 'leading' clinical nutrition company to
create a food containing its plantain extract for people with
inflammatory bowel diseases.
A UK nutraceutical firm is hoping to develop an extract of the
plaintain banana as a medical food, after initial research shows it
could treat inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease,
writes Dominique Patton.
NutraStar, the US company which specialises in products based on
stabilised rice bran, has launched three new probiotic dietary
supplements, called SynBiotics Formulas, which are designed to aid
gastrointestinal (GI) health.