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2014-04-23 08:32:57

Expert says reducing lactose malabsorption by adding lactase to milk may reduce the amount of gas in the infant gut, thereby resulting in a reduction of colic symptoms CHICAGO, April 23, 2014­­ /PRNewswire/ -- Colic affects about one in five infants in the United States annually and accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use for reduction of colic symptoms was showing promise, however, the April 1, 2014 issue of...

2014-04-18 09:57:20

Expert says reducing lactose malabsorption by adding lactase to milk may reduce the amount of gas in the infant gut, thereby resulting in a reduction of colic symptoms Colic affects about one in five infants in the United States annually and accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use for reduction of colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ2014;348:g2107;...

2014-04-02 11:15:46

Probiotics cannot be routinely recommended for all infants with colic, say experts These findings differ from previous smaller trials and do not support a general recommendation for the use of probiotics to treat colic in infants. Infant colic (excessive crying of unknown cause) affects up to 20% of infants and is a major burden to families and health services. Although it spontaneously resolves three to four months after birth, its cause remains elusive and no single effective...

Probiotic Supplementation For Infants
2014-01-15 05:08:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Giving probiotics to babies within the first three months of their lives may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disorders as well as lower associated costs, according to a new study by Flavia Indrio, M.D. of the Also Moro University of Bari, Italy and colleagues. During the first six months of life, the most common gastrointestinal disorders often needing a pediatrician referral include infant colic, acid reflux and constipation....

2013-06-20 12:02:21

New study is first report of increased circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D in response to oral probiotic supplementation A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism is the first report of an oral probiotic supplement significantly increasing circulating vitamin D levels in the blood. The lead author on the study, Mitchell Jones, MD, PhD, received the Early Career Investigator Poster Presentation Prize from the New York Academy of Sciences and the Sackler...

2013-02-15 11:16:07

In what could be an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis, scientists at Michigan State University report that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier bones. Interestingly, the same can´t be said for female mice, the researchers report in the Journal of Cellular Physiology. “We know that inflammation in the gut can cause bone loss, though it´s unclear exactly why,” said lead author Laura McCabe, a professor in...

New Probiotic Reduces Bad Cholesterol
2012-11-06 19:24:26

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As someone who has been taking a daily regimen of probiotics for some time now, a recent study was of particular interest to me. Probiotics, for those of you who don´t already know, are live microorganisms that are found to benefit the microbiome in your stomach and intestinal tract. They are believed to have a beneficial effect on your digestive system and can usually be ingested by enjoying a delicious yogurt or by taking...


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