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2012-01-05 08:00:00

MedcoSouth Healthcare LLC announces the five year anniversary of its ground breaking product, Femanol. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 "Femanol® has solved the embarrassing problem of vaginal odor for thousands of women worldwide," says Alice Brown, president of MedcoSouth. Details and order information are available at http://www.femanol.com. "Femanol® is an all natural based product that was developed specifically to eliminate vaginal odor by balancing the good vs. bad...

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....

2011-09-06 11:04:17

A protective delivery vehicle that shuttles friendly bacteria safely through the stomach to the intestines could provide a major boost for the probiotics industry. The new technology could also be used for the delivery of certain drugs and even increase calcium absorption, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the University of York this week. The probiotic industry is worth £200 million a year in the UK. Probiotic foods...

2011-08-28 07:00:00

Ultimate Flora Daily Probiotic Plus Fiber takes the best of ReNew Lifeâs probiotic expertise and combines it with two types of specialized prebiotic fiber. These all-in-one daily packs include a probiotic capsule packed with 10 beneficial strains at a potent 10 billion live probiotic count, plus two prebiotic fiber caplets. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2011 ReNew Life Formulas, a leader in natural probiotic supplements, is introducing all-new Ultimate Flora Daily Probiotic...

2011-07-27 06:35:00

HAMILTON, N.J., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C. (MDL) is a CLIA certified infectious disease laboratory which specializes in high-complexity, state-of-the-art, automated DNA-based molecular analyses. By using molecular techniques, MDL is able to provide clinicians from many different specialties valuable tailored diagnostic information to assist in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of viral, fungal, and bacterial infections. MDL, a...

2011-07-18 14:59:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Osel Inc. and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have developed a new way to prevent HIV infection by genetically enhancing the ability of naturally occurring vaginal bacteria to block viral transmission. Bioengineered bacteria introduced into the vaginal cavity of macaques--a commonly used experimental primate--reduced the transmission of simian HIV (SHIV) by nearly two thirds. The novel approach takes advantage of...


Latest Lactobacillus Reference Libraries

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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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