Heartbreakingly, malnutrition is responsible for 35% of deaths among children under five globally. And for survivors of early undernutrition, the long-term consequences may include increased risk of stunting, impaired neurodevelopment and negative social and economic impacts. Recent research … [Read more...] about Severe Acute Malnutrition & Probiotics
Though presented in a digital format this year, Probiota 2021 Summit succeeded in its traditional goal: offering expert speakers and vigorous panels who engaged on key issues affecting the business of the microbiome. Nutraingredients and a host of generous sponsors along with IPA presented the … [Read more...] about Probiota 2021 Looks Forward
Each year, more than half a million women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and the disease leads to more than 300,000 deaths worldwide. High-risk subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV) are the cause of the disease in most cases. HPV is not shy. A woman’s lifetime risk of acquiring … [Read more...] about Probiotics and Human Papillomavirus: A Look at the Research
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) — the leading cause of death across the globe —takes an estimated 17.9 million lives annually. CVD, in brief Though cardiovascular diseases encompass a wide range of heart and blood vessel disorders, 80% of deaths are due to heart attacks and strokes. Risk … [Read more...] about Probiotics & Cholesterol Levels: An Update
As gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) soars globally, alternatives to traditional therapies are welcomed. An excellent review — described below — looked at the ability of probiotics to alleviate symptoms in GERD. GERD, a little background Gastroesophageal reflux disease commonly known … [Read more...] about Role for Probiotics in GERD?
“You may be a surprised,” said Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD, “but we already live arguably in a post-CRISPR world where some people afflicted with genetic disease have already been treated with and cured with genome-editing based gene therapies.” For those of us still living in a pre-CRISPR world, Dr. … [Read more...] about CRISPR for Next-Gen Probiotics