On June 22, 2020, IPA will host a free webinar titled: Lacto…WHAT…cillus? What happened to my Lactobacillus probiotics? REGISTER NOW FOR THE FREE WEBINAR By 2019, there were over 255 species of the genus Lactobacillus that had been named for the same common property of lactic acid production … [Read more...] about Lacto…WHAT…cillus? What happened to my Lactobacillus probiotics?
by Bruno Pot, Food microbiologist, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Brussels, Belgium Does the name Lactobacillus ring a bell? Did you think you knew what lactobacilli were? Yes? Sorry, as of today you might need to study again! No?, then please read this message too. What happened … [Read more...] about Taxonomy, Updated
Urinary Tract Infection? Probiotics May Help
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be hard to shake. The chance of recurrence after the first episode in healthy 18–29 year-old women has been reported as 24%. Unfortunately, the traditional treatment of antibiotics may cause resistance. For this reason, other therapies are being explored. … [Read more...] about Urinary Tract Infection? Probiotics May Help
A Microbiome Link to Infertility
In The Handmaid’s Tale, author Margaret Atwood depicts a future where mass infertility leads to draconian fixes. In our non-fiction world of 2017, inability to make a baby occurs but in numbers which won’t yet threaten the survival of humanity. But for couples wanting a child but incapable, the … [Read more...] about A Microbiome Link to Infertility