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2009-02-27 10:30:00

- Probiotics expert Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders and food industry authority Donna Berry will give a probiotics seminar with insightful tips for retailers - TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last few years, literally hundreds of probiotic products have been introduced to the U.S. marketplace. The need for retailers and buyers to be well-informed about what differentiates probiotic products from others is essential. At the Natural Products Expo West, the premier natural and...

2009-02-13 12:51:00

- Dr. Tommy Tomizawa of UCLA Medical Center will present latest research and evidence that probiotics may be beneficial to the elderly - TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With the worldwide elderly population expected to climb over 300% in the next 50 years, healthy aging is paramount and probiotics may be the key to maintaining good health. During the 2009 Nutra Conference (Nutracon), Dr. Tommy Tomizawa, Assistant Professor at the David Geffen Medical Center of University of...

2009-01-20 07:00:00

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT) ("China-Biotics," "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced the State Food and Drug Administration has approved manufacturing certificates for the production of several new products, including Synbiotics Capsules, Probiotics Gegen Capsules, Probiotics Tremella Polysaccharide...

2008-12-04 07:00:00

- Millions of Americans will be able to learn about the health benefits of probiotics on public television - TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakult USA Inc., the North American business of global leader and probiotics pioneer, Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that it will broadcast an educational segment entitled "Friendly bacteria improve health," via the National Medical Report on U.S. public television. Hosted by famed TV journalist Mr. Hugh Downs, the 4-minute...

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2008-11-06 16:54:10

Swedish researchers have reported that a probiotic solution may be used to protect patients against pneumonia. The solution performed just as well as normal antiseptics used to keep pneumonia-causing bacteria at bay, the journal Critical Care reported. The bacteria works by blocking the colonization by dangerous bugs of the airways of ventilated patients with fewer side effects. Lactobacillus plantarum 299 is normally present in saliva and is also commonly found in fermented products like...

2008-11-05 21:00:13

Swedish scientists say they have used a probiotic bacterium to control dangerous bacteria that cause respiratory illness in ventilated hospitalized patients. Bengt Klarin from University Hospital in Lund, Sweden, said he and his colleagues applied the probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum 299 in place of normal antiseptics and found it was effective in preventing the most common cause of ventilator-associated pneumonia. The randomized, controlled trial involving 50 patients compared friendly...

2008-10-30 12:00:41

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Health food industry is available in its catalogue. The Probiotics Market: Ingredients, Supplements, Foods http://www.reportlinker.com/p096621/The-Probiotics-Market- Ingredients-Supplements-Foods.html (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.) Examines the applications for probiotics in supplements and...

2008-10-06 18:00:11

By Eric Billingsley Journal Staff Writer There are trillions of microbes living in your gastrointestinal tract that aid digestion and your body's normal and healthy functions. And any disruption to their peaceful co-existence can lead to a host of medical problems. "It's hard to be healthy if you don't have a healthy colon," says Dr. Ben Markham, a board-certified clinical nutritionist in Albuquerque. "One of the best things we can do to stay healthy and strengthen our immune system is to...

2008-10-06 12:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New research on the benefits of probiotics in children and seniors was presented at The American College of Nutrition (ACN) Annual Meeting in a symposium, "Practical Applications of Probiotics in Health and Disease." Scientific experts in the fields of pediatrics, aging, and nutrition discussed the potential uses for probiotics in children as well as the elderly, and for health conditions such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Probiotics are used...

2008-09-21 03:00:12

By Unal, Robert R Probiotics and their associated health benefits, have been internationally known and consumed for decades. However, it is only in recent times Americans have begun to embrace the bacteria culture. In only a matter of a couple years, the number of commercially available products, probiotic and prebiotic, has grown exponentially. The first probiotic product was based on Eastern philosophy and a proactive approach to health. In the 1930s, a medical microbiologist in Japan...


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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