Our knowledge of how dietary changes impact our gut microbiome in the long-term is limited by a lack of long-term studies and interventions with multiple sample time-points and follow-ups, say researchers.
The New Zealand High Value Nutrition (HVN) project has injected funds into a new research that assesses the potential of immune defence proteins (IDP), sourced from cow’s milk, in improving digestive health.
Current microbiome analysis methods are lacking high-resolution measurements and are unlikely to yield clinically relevant data in many conditions, but genome guided metagenomic analysis could address these current limitations.
In its home base of Israel, microbiome company DayTwo targets consumers in its marketing efforts. For the US, the company is marketing primarily to clinicians and other healthcare providers. It has two new papers validating its methods, published in prestigious...
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New mapping of the Indian microbiome by academics from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) have revealed promising opportunities for metabolic health advances in the country.
Dietary supplementation with Fibersol-2, a fermentable functional fiber, may boost levels of beneficial bifidobacteria levels in the intestine and feces and increase stool bulk, says a new clinical trial.
Synbiotics may be preferable to laxatives in treating constipation, but more evidence on specific benefits are required, according to the findings of a population study by Selangor's Universiti Putra Malaysia.