John Hale Speaks on Oral Microbes

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    When it comes to microbes in the mouth, John Hale has a lot to say. The R & D manager from BLIS Technologies explained to a packed house at Global Engage 2016 conference how the dominant oral microbe Streptococcus salivarius is capable of driving big benefits for health. In addition to dental caries, halitosis, and otis media, specific strains may … Read More

Novel Microbe Targeted in Obesity: Patrice Cani PhD Reports to IPA

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Among thousands of  weight loss strategies–mostly futile–microbes offer hope. Solid research supports the role of gut microbes in the inflammation, fat metabolism and metabolic disorders linked to obesity. Patrice Cani PhD of Brussels, Belgium shared his research on a novel new target last month at the 2016 Probiotics Symposium at Harvard. Prior studies revealed that abundance of Akkermansia muciniphila, a mucin-degrading bacterium, was inversely associated … Read More