Jenny Bailey, PhD and FerryX founder, discusses how her work as an immunologist researching gut inflammation at Bristol University enabled for the identification of the 'Ferrocalm' probiotic strain and subsequent launch of her brand FerryX....
Global nutrition and research leaders have joined forces in a public-private partnership to develop a novel integrated in-vitro, ex-vivo and AI research model which is hoped to have huge implications for the infant nutrition industry.
A new study notes that an eight-strain probiotic was able to significantly reduce oxidative stress and markers of inflammation within mice exposed to chronic sleep restriction (CSR), compared to the controls.
Prolonged whole egg supplementation has been found to positively impact adolescent growth by promoting HDL-cholesterol and health-promoting bacteria growth, according to a study on Thai rural children.
The randomised control trial notes that frequency of defecation and watery stools reduced following supplementation with B. infantis M-63 in infants up until three months of age, compared to the placebo group.
A new systematic review on the beneficial effects of probiotic supplementation for patients with depressive disorders finds long-term data lacking, with existing evidence only able to report on short-term intervention.
A new randomised controlled trial notes a significant reduction in markers of inflammation in children taking medication for ADHD, whilst SCFA levels were shown to increase, following administration with a synbiotic composed of lactic acid bacteria and...
With the strong growth of the European 'biotics’ market revealed in the doubling of online product reviews, Lumina Intelligence ecommerce insights highlight postbiotics, women’s health and synbiotics as key opportunities.
The microbiome-focused AI research startup Eagle Genomics has partnered the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in an aim to help solve urgent global challenges in food security, nutrition, and agriculture.
Adam Baker, director of science at Chr. Hansen, discussed recent in-house clinical trials observing an amplified response following administration of probiotics with HMOs, compared with pre- or probiotics given alone, at Probiota last week.
Infancy is commonly recognized as a critical time period for microbiota to colonize the gut. And when it comes to adults, it seems there is a new probiotic launched everyday. But what about those in the middle? What do we know about the gut microbiomes...
The administration of B. pseudocatenulatum to mouse models resulted in a significant shifting of the microbiome, providing an anti-inflammatory response and supporting homeostasis of the immune system, a newly published study finds.
Significant differences were noted in the intestinal bacterial populations of iron-deficient anaemic (IDA) women compared with healthy controls, with Faecalibacterium species displaying the greatest reductions, a new metabolomics study finds.
Spanish biotech company AB-Biotics suggests that spiking interest in fermented foods and microbiome health represents a significant opportunity for the food and beverage industry. We caught up with Executive Director Sergi Audivert to learn more about...
Food manufacturer Puratos has launched a new ingredient to boost prebiotic benefits of food for consumers in light of new research finding fermented hydrolysed AXOS can significantly improve the gut health benefits of bread.
By Bart Smit and Anneloes Groenenboom, Principal Scientist Fermentation and Project Manager Fermentation, Nizo
The market for beneficial microbes is increasingly diverse, with next generation probiotics and commensal bacteria being added to the possibilities. NIZO’s Bart Smit, principal scientist fermentation, and Anneloes Groenenboom, project manager fermentation,...
Probiotic supplementation was found to reduce weight gain and decrease accumulation of fat in the livers of lab mice fed a high-fat diet, according to a new study from the China Agricultural University in Beijing.
Consumers are increasingly aware of the detrimental effects of not getting enough sleep, and emerging links between the gut microbiota and sleep present opportunities for pre-, pro-, and postbiotics in the booming natural sleep aid category.
An abundance of specific gut bacteria, such as Collinsella, Roseburia, and Sporobacter, may be linked to increased life expectancy and “support the potential role of gut microbiota in the development of longevity”, according to published research.
A new review observes that polyphenols influence the gut microbiota by shifting populations to beneficial strains, thereby influencing the microbial metabolites produced and influencing the central nervous system via the gut-brain axis.