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Latest International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics Stories

2014-05-29 23:10:00

Review Paper Outlines Alternative Methods to Traditional Probiotic Enumeration Techniques Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The International Probiotics Association supported a grant for the article “Enumeration of probiotic strains: Review of culture-dependent and alternative techniques to quantify viable bacteria,” which has just been published in the issue of Journal of Microbiological Methods and available as Open Access. The work was performed by Dr. Catherine Davis,...

2013-12-02 23:20:08

This must-attend scientific event gathers scientific, academia, industry and health professionals from all over the world. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The International Probiotics Association has formally opened registration for the 4th IPA World Congress. The biennial global event will be held in Athens, Greece on May 9-11, 2014 and will be co-hosted by the Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Foods. Prospective attendees are encouraged to visit the website and...

2013-08-27 23:03:39

The Findings Could Benefit the Health of the Burgeoning Aging Population Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Ganeden Biotech, a recognized world leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics, and Reckitt Benckiser (RB), announce that GanedenBC30 probiotic supports digestive and immune health in healthy seniors, according to research just released at the University of Reading, England. The results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled cross-over study could have...

2013-06-27 23:37:41

The IPA appreciates EFSA's transparency in process. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The International Probiotics Association has formally submitted questions for clarification relating to the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) scientific and technical guidance document. These questions were submitted after a recent Parliament meeting in Brussels. The questions document was based on recommendations from a review team that included industry scientists, academics and...

2013-06-14 23:16:30

The website eProbiotics.com has recently published an informative article describing how cultured vegetables provide the body with probiotics that strengthen the immune system and prevent illness. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 A new article from eProbiotics.com describes how cultured vegetables provide the body with probiotics that strengthen the immune system and prevent many illnesses. The article details how researchers continue to discover a seemingly endless number of health benefits provided...

2013-03-09 23:00:27

Research recently released from the University of Michican highlights why probiotics may help bone density, Probiotic Action, known for the best acne treatment delivers the news with insight from the Huffington Post and explains why probiotics have so many medicinal properties. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 New research from Michigan State University is leading sources to say that Probiotics are linked to increased bone density. Although the study was done with animals, researchers...

2009-08-13 08:47:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans are becoming increasingly aware of probiotics, recently released guidelines from the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) provide increased clarity about the definition of probiotics.(1) This is significant because today more than half (52 percent) of Americans said they are aware of the term probiotics, and 44 percent of people say they can define probiotics, as live bacteria that, when...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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