A combination of fibre and probiotics post-operation could benefit gastric cancer patients by preventing diarrhoea, improving intestinal movement and decreasing intestinal disorders, say researchers in China.
Danone Nutricia is to further explore the benefits of probiotics in preventing infant allergies, after an initial trial showed that supplementation restored the microbiota diversity of babies delivered via C-section.
Continuous innovation, new product launches, and comprehensive education services have seen BioCeuticals — the Blackmores-owned practitioner-only supplement firm — double its sales over the past four years, says its MD.
Diabetes and other metabolic disorders are providing fertile ground for new probiotic research, says a DuPont expert who has highlighted new findings on supplementation and a reduced risk of gestational diabetes.
Gastrointestinal composition could affect the risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to a new review, which calls on greater scientific focus to be devoted to the impact probiotics and prebiotics can have on reducing risk.
The benefit of probiotics in relation to childhood throat infections and halitosis have been underlined by two recent trials, revealed BLIS Technologies' Dr John Hale at our recent Probiota Asia summit in Singapore.