In 2020, 2.3 million women worldwide were diagnosed with breast cancer. The most frequently identified female cancer, breast cancer has links to changes in the gut and mammary microbiota. The microbiota at these sites appear to influence breast cancer risk, response to treatment, and recurrence. … [Read more...] about Part 1: Microbes & Breast Cancer
Thousands of familiar brands were joined by first-time exhibitors at Natural Products Expo West (NPEW) 2022, the leading trade show in the natural, organic, and healthy products industry. As in the past, trends emerged which can serve to inform strategies for brand developers, including … [Read more...] about The Hottest Trends at Natural Product Expo 2022
Natural Products Expo West returned in 2022, infused with the energy of renewal as well as an impressive variety and number of new and familiar products. The cornucopia was so abundant that it would be easier to describe what was NOT presented. As anticipated, organic, plant-based, gluten-free, … [Read more...] about IPA Live from Natural Products Expo 2022
Sometimes called uterine cancer, endometrial cancer begins in the layer of cells lining the uterus. Due to emerging evidence that the uterus is not a sterile cavity, researchers have begun to investigate the endometrial microbiome and its possible role in endometrial cancer. Endometrial cancer, … [Read more...] about Endometrial Cancer: Role of the Microbiome
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases worldwide, affecting about 50 million people. Most live in low to middle-income countries where prevention and treatment can be lacking. Head injury, stroke, infections, and congenital abnormalities can all lead to epilepsy. The disease can … [Read more...] about Probiotics: A Role in Epilepsy?
Postbiotics are emerging as potent forces for health, just as with probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics. But unlike these related substances, the term postbiotic continues to cause no small amount of confusion. Postbiotics, an evolving definition Researchers working with probiotics observed … [Read more...] about Seeking Clarity on Postbiotics