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2011-11-18 07:12:00

VSL#3, classified as medical food, is designated for the dietary management of UC, ileal pouch and IBS As clinical studies continue to validate the use of probiotics to help promote general gastrointestinal health, a growing U.S. market1 for probiotics indicates that the U.S. healthcare community and consumers alike are recognizing the value of these beneficial microorganisms. However, because most probiotics are classified as dietary supplements, directing patients to the best probiotic...

2011-10-20 13:09:47

Scientists have been unclear for some time about how most probiotics work. A new study has found a scientific 'design' for a probiotic that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease. The research by academics at the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences and the School of Clinical Medicine is published online in the journal PLoS ONE. Most probiotics on the market, such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, are lactic acid bacteria....

2011-07-18 00:01:36

A. Vogel Flagship product Molkosan now higher in healthful lactic acid and potassium due to an improved manufacturing process. Molkosan still provides an excellent pH to support healthy bacteria in the gut, but now with an improved taste making it easier to incorporate into your daily healthy diet. Ghent, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2011 Molkosan has been a favorite A. Vogel product since 1947 due to its healthful properties. Molkosan is lacto fermented whey that originates in Alpine meadows....

2011-06-30 18:09:33

Researchers from the Institute of Food Research and The Genome Analysis Centre have published the genome sequence of a gut bacterium, to help understand how these organisms evolved their symbiotic relationships with their hosts. The relationship between gut bacteria and the gastrointestinal tract is one of IFR's main research areas. Key to understanding the role of bacteria in establishing and maintaining gut health is knowledge of how the very close relationship between the bacteria and...

2011-05-21 00:01:22

Companies Predict that New Dosage Form Will Provide Extended Probiotic Shelf-Life and Viability. Enterologics Says New Drug Delivery Technology Will Provide Competitive Advantage for Company's Biologic Drug Development Program Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Enterologics, Inc., (ELGO.OB) announced today that it has teamed with Universal Stabilization Technologies, Inc., ("UST") to produce a new, shelf-stable pharmaceutical formulation of a probiotic that is based on UST's proprietary...

2011-05-10 21:07:00

TOKYO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laboratory Department for Probiotics Research at the Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine (NAGATA Satoru, YAMASHIRO Yuichiro et al.) studied supplementation of probiotic fermented milk containing Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS) in elderly individuals living at a nursing home and confirmed reduced fever associated with acute norovirus gastroenteritis. Analysis of fecal flora demonstrated that daily intake of LcS-fermented milk...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

Dr. Anthony Azar Suggests Vidazorb® Probiotics to Help Ease Discomfort New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Dr. Anthony Azar suggests Vidazorb® probiotics to help ease discomfort. The term Antibiotic comes from the Greek "anti," meaning against, and "bios," meaning life. This may seem like a negative term, but the purpose of ingesting antibiotics is to end the life of the harmful bacteria in the body when it is plagued by an illness. Unfortunately, though they mean well,...

2010-12-29 15:58:00

EDEN Prairie, Minn., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UAS Laboratories, Inc. entered into an agreement with Valensa and Parry Nutraceuticals to launch Probiogreen(TM), a new product combining premium DDS Probiotics with Parry organic spirulina. Tests with spirulina and Lactobacillus showed that spirulina can stimulate the growth of Lactobacillus. Probiogreen(TM) will be available as a finished product or as a raw material. Possible applications include, supplement powders, smoothie mixes,...

2010-12-25 00:01:25

Federal Trade Commission Cracks Down On Probiotic Claims In Advertising Will this lead to even more confusion for consumers? Beltsville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 23, 2010 In the wake of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recent crackdown on advertising claims made by Dannon, consumers may be more confused than ever about the benefits of probiotics. The FTC ruled that Dannon was making unsubstantiated claims regarding their Activia® and DanActive brand products"”a yogurt and...


Latest Lactobacillaceae Reference Libraries

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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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2011-04-18 21:52:41

Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species in the genus Lactobacillus. It is a homo-fermentative species, fermenting sugars into lactic acid, which grows readily at rather low pH values and has an optimum growth temperature of 37 °C. It occurs naturally in the human and animal gastrointestinal tract, mouth, and vagina. Some strains have probiotic characteristics. Strains are commercially used in many dairy products. It is part of the normal vaginal flora and the acid it produces can help...

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