A supplement of two L. reuteri probiotic strains can significantly reduce days of fever and severity of pain in children being treated for upper respiratory tract infections thanks to their anti-inflammatory effects, according to a new clinical trial.
The winners of the Probiota Scientific Frontiers poster sessions took centre stage today, offering insights into bacterial strain assessment, novel yeasts and practical translation of probiotic science.
A South African botanical extract from a plant from the same family as the geranium but with immunity rather than stimulatory indications, is gaining interest as a natural antiobiotic and immunity booster.
Swedish probiotics supplier Probi has announced an alliance with an unnamed “major multinational” food company that will assist it in its quest to win the first probiotic health claim in the European Union.
Yakult Europe has signalled its desire to talk to EFSA about the evaluation process and scientific criteria that led to the negative outcome of its proposed health claim on upper respiratory tract health, but pledges to take the decision into account...
Lactobacillus GG (LGG) can decrease the risk of upper respiratory tract infections including rhinitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis, and the common cold in children attending day care centres, claims a new study.
Nestle Nutrition has signed an agreement with BLIS Technologies to
investigate the use of probiotics to combat upper respiratory tract
infections in infants, for which there is said to be no effective
prevention at present.
Taking a daily vitamin E supplement may protect the elderly from
getting colds, suggests a new study, thought to be the first to
demonstrate that vitamin E can protect against colds in a real life