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2014-10-06 08:29:16

New Hope Natural Media's editors and NEXT Trend researchers share their insights on the trends and brands that will shape the natural, organic and healthy product offerings coming to stores near you BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After scouring the more than 1,200 exhibitor booths that filled the Baltimore Convention Center for Natural Products Expo East September 18-20, 2014, a team of editors and researchers from New Hope Natural Media identified the most important...

2014-10-02 12:32:03

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds diet may influence susceptibility to autoinflammatory disease in at-risk individuals by favoring intestinal bacteria that fuel or dampen inflammation MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diet-induced changes in the gut's bacterial ecosystem can alter susceptibility to an autoinflammatory bone disease by modifying the immune response, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reported. The findings appeared...

2014-10-01 12:31:15

Rebiotix lead drug candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) assessed in PUNCH CD study ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning that results of PUNCH CD, a Phase 2 study of the company's lead product candidate, RBX2660 (microbiota suspension), will be presented in three posters at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia from October 17-22. The following poster will be presented on Monday, October 20,...

2014-09-30 23:08:01

ReNew Life Formulas, America’s #1 Probiotic Brand, introduces Ultimate Flora™ Men’s Complete Probiotic 90 Billion to their award-winning line of Ultimate Flora probiotics. Ultimate Flora Men’s Complete is a high-potency, multi-strain probiotic formulated to promote digestive, immune, and colon health in men.* Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Bifidobacteria, the primary bacteria found in the large intestine (colon), declines with age, poor diet, and stress, so a high...

2014-09-23 12:29:58

DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b7c3nq/india_probiotic) has announced the addition of the "India Probiotic Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b7c3nq/india_probiotic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the past few years, India has been witnessing a large number of deaths...

2014-09-23 12:29:44

BURNABY, Canada, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising health concerns, growing risk of stress and lifestyle related disorders and increasing number of foreign and domestic players in the market are propelling the demand for probiotic in India The India Probiotic market is emerging as one of the most high growth potential markets worldwide due to multiple factors such as growing health concerns among consumers especially among the youth, changing food consumption...

2014-09-22 23:11:25

Market Size - $32.05 Billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 7.3%, Market Trends – Rising health awareness among consumers - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/probiotics-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The global market for probiotics is expected to reach USD 52.34 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumer awareness regarding gut...

2014-09-22 16:26:20

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About AntibioticsAntibacterial drugs are chemical compounds used to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. The term "antibiotic" is often used synonymously with antibacterial; however, the term "antibiotic" was originally coined to refer to the antibacterial compounds of microbial origin. Antibacterial acts via various mechanisms such as the inhibition of cell wall synthesis, the inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis, the disruption of the cell...

2014-09-22 08:28:48

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harvard Medical School - Division of Nutrition will be hosting its annual symposium on probiotics on Sept 22 and 23 in Boston, MA. This symposium is intended to provide an overview of the latest scientific evidence related to gut microbiota and probiotics and their importance across the human life span. For more information refer to: http://harvardprobioticssymposium.org/about/ Kibow Biotech Inc, the winner of recently held...

2014-09-19 12:25:43

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 For the purposes of this report, the human microbiome market is segmented by application, disease, product, and geography. The human microbiome market is expected to be valued as $294 million in 2019 and...


Latest Bacteriology Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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2011-04-25 21:18:54

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...

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2011-04-18 21:59:17

Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. Since it produces lactic acid it helps with the propagation of desirable bacteria. This species is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range. It also improves digestion and reduces lactose intolerance and constipation. Most often L. casei is industrial, specifically for diary production. L. Casei is the dominant species of non-starter lactic acid bacteria present in ripening Cheddar...

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