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?
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
“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
NutraIngredients-USA chair Stephen Daniells, PhD Editor-in-Chief kicked off a 3-day IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2020 Digital Summit on November 10. As anyone who works in the prebiotic/probiotic arena is well aware, the rate of change in this field is dizzying. New research, novel … [Read more...] about IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2020 Digital Summit Recap
Breast cancer is all too common. One in eight women who lives to age 85 years will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime. Much is known about breast cancer prevention and treatment. Science has produced advanced drugs and therapies that can lead to better outcomes. And changes in … [Read more...] about Role for Probiotics in Breast Cancer?
As the pandemic continues to bulldoze its way through all parts of life — health, finances and social — the probiotics industry must adapt. Indeed, the International Probiotic Association (IPA) converted quickly to digital conferencing and online outreach to keep its members and the public … [Read more...] about COVID-19 & Probiotics, a Webinar