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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...

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....

2011-07-06 16:02:29

Probiotics, often referred to as 'good bacteria', are known to promote a healthy gut, but can they promote a healthy mind? Exploring the new world of neurological probiotics, researchers in BioEssays present new ideas on how neurochemicals delivered directly to the gut, via probiotic intestinal microbiota, exert their beneficial effects in maintaining gastrointestinal health and even psychological well-being. The research, led by Professor Mark Lyte from Texas Tech University Health Sciences...

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...

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 00:01:24

Quality, Proprietary Probiotic Formulas Are the Perfect Companions This Winter to Ease Common Traveler's Tummy Woes Beltsville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 24, 2010 Beltsville, MD, December 2010- Vidazorb® chewable probiotic tablets offer a convenient, on-the-go ally for a variety of stomach ills. Vidazorb® is the ideal travel companion for dealing with traveler's tummy, with that belly-flopping panic that really upsets holiday travel plans. Whether traveling to visit family and...

2010-12-23 17:01:41

Specially designed probiotics can modulate the physiology of host fat cells say scientists writing in Microbiology. The findings could lead to specialised probiotics that have a role in the prevention or treatment of conditions such as obesity. Scientists from the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC), Cork, University College Cork and Teagasc, in Ireland engineered a strain of Lactobacillus to produce a version of a molecule called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). When this engineered...

2010-12-20 08:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee formed by Danone and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the launch of the fourth annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO). This grant provides two awards, each in the amount of $50,000, to rising young stars. This year's grant focus is on the role of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in health and wellness. Applications will be accepted until February 15,...


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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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