In the past decade, probiotic supplement dosages have rocketed from millions to billions of CFUs, with some boasting as many as 200 billion. While more may be better when it comes to love and money, this is not necessarily —but can be — the case with probiotics. CFUs or colony forming … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: What is an Adequate Dosage?
The current marketplace is flush with multi-strain probiotic formulations. At first glance, the rationale for these types of products is compelling: more strains may hit more targets and maybe even add up to more than the sum of the single-strain parts. But is there any evidence that this notion is … [Read more...] about Probiotic Supplements: Single-strain or multi-strain?
by Richard Day Medical Director / ADM Protexin Today, a simple PubMed search for “gut-brain axis” will return over 1,800 different peer-reviewed scientific papers. The gut-brain axis – this is the bi-directional communication system that links these two organs, via a number of neuronal, … [Read more...] about New horizons for the microbiome-gut-brain axis; a focus on Parkinson’s disease
By acting directly on the central nervous system, morphine blocks the worst kinds of pain. Its cousins in the opioid family include heroin and OxyContin which have spawned an epidemic of addiction, overdoses and deaths in the United States in the last several decades. … [Read more...] about Probiotics May Reduce Tolerance to Morphine
CONTACT: George Paraskevakos Executive Director, International Probiotics Association (514) 571-5949 email@example.com For Immediate Release IPA Raises Concerns about Flaws and Press Sensationalism of Recent Negative Probiotic Research Los Angeles--September 13, … [Read more...] about IPA Raises Concerns about Flaws and Press Sensationalism of Recent Negative Probiotic Research
There’s nothing like a poop story to get the juvenile juices flowing. Crowding a Twitter and RSS feed recently were numerous alerts to a diaper pail full of baby poop headlines: Kardashian-like catnip for the health-minded. A PubMed search (not all blogs had links) led to an interesting piece of … [Read more...] about In Fecal Transplants, Not All Poop is Created Equal