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GanedenBC30 reduces GI and URTI symptoms in children: study

By Danielle Masterson

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.

'We may be in reach of relieving not only gut pain but also anxiety and depression that arises from gut disease.' ©iStock

'a breakthrough in conceptualising IBS'

Two-way gut-brain axis links mood disorders with gut complaints

By Will Chu

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. 

Probiotics are widely recommended by medical bodies in Europe and beyond, the International Yakult Symposium was told

Dispatches from the International Yakult Symposium

No health claims but probiotics remain on medical agenda

By Shane Starling from Berlin

Probiotics are yet to win a health claim in the European Union but they continue to receive backing by various bodies for gastrointestinal issues like diarrhoea.

Herb shows gastro benefits: Study

Herb shows gastro benefits: Study

By Nicola Cottam

Supplementation with Vital Solutions’ proprietary Benegut perilla frutescens leaf extract offers substantial relief from gastrointestinal (GI) discomfort, say researchers.

EFSA rejects Clasado prebiotic for gastro benefits (again)

EFSA rejects Clasado prebiotic for gastro benefits (again)

By Shane Starling

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.

King’s College backs probiotic

King’s College backs probiotic at gastroenterology conference

By Shane Starling

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.

Lallemand targets heartburn with fermented soy

Lallemand targets heartburn with fermented soy

Danish-based Lallemand Health Ingredients (LHI) has launched a fermented soy supplement backed by studies in 600 subjects demonstrating its ability to combat indigestion and heartburn.

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