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2010-12-08 02:05:00

STOCKHOLM, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The study showed that infants supplemented with L. reuteri Protectis reduced the frequency of regurgitation by 80 %. Gastric emptying was significantly accelerated compared to placebo. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101208/424399 ) These results confirm those from our earlier study in preterm infants and therefore strengthen the evidence for positive effects of L. reuteri in infants with uncomplicated...

2010-11-19 06:40:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the European Union poised to regulate probiotics, and with probiotic supplement sales increasing dramatically in the United States, Americans need to know what they're buying, and how these products can affect their health. "Currently, there are not these types of regulations in the U.S. As European regulations raise the bar in the probiotic industry world wide, U.S. consumers are still faced with a confusing array of immune system...

2010-11-10 02:00:00

STOCKHOLM, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level (CAL) which are the two most important parameters to assess the severity of periodontitis. Furthermore L. reuteri Prodentis reveals - as the first probiotic ever - significant reductions of three different pathogens in patients with...

2010-10-27 11:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Soviet Cold War-era Chief Health Minister and scientist, General Vsevolod Ogarkov, had no idea the fruits of his bio-warfare research program would be used by 21st century American doctors and patients for immune system support during the winter cold and flu season. Dr. Ogarkov's team were the first researchers to successfully modify probiotics, also known as "friendly" bacteria, as immune system supplements. The probiotic-derived supplement...

2010-10-01 13:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakult U.S.A. Inc. supported a high-level symposium at the American Academy of Family Physicians' annual conference to provide physicians with the latest information on probiotics and the positive implications for the immune system. The scientific assembly called "Infections and Health: How Can Probiotics Help?" was held in Denver yesterday and brought together world-class researchers to discuss this very timely and promising area of research. This...

2010-09-20 15:44:20

Spoilage bacteria that can cause red coloration of pickles' skin during fermentation may actually help clean up dyes in textile industry wastewater, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study. Some species of Lactobacilli-food-related microorganisms-can cause red coloring when combined with tartrazine, a yellow food-coloring agent used in the manufacture of dill pickles. Now Agricultural Research Service (ARS) microbiologist Ilenys P©rez-Díaz and her...

2010-08-04 06:55:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Research Products, makers of probiotic-derived immune support supplement Del-Immune V®, launched a new website to educate consumers about probiotics, the health benefits of immune support, and to counter product claims made by a competitor who markets Russian Choice Immune®, a knockoff of Del-Immune V. The re-launched website at http://www.del-immune.com features an online ordering option, research section and...

2010-07-27 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lubov Shynkarenko, vice president and lead researcher of Pure Research Products, LLC, recently presented findings that demonstrate the company's probiotic-derived supplement's potential to support the immune system while it staves off viruses and infections like herpes and staph. Mice were infected with herpes simplex virus-1 and Staphylococcus aureus for the study, which was revealed by Dr. Shynkarenko at this spring's International Probiotics...

2010-07-12 13:32:47

Malolactic fermentation is a key part in the process of cider making, as it reduces acidity. Malic acid, a common component in fruit, undergoes a chemical transformation, turning into lactic acid. In the case of Basque natural cider (unlike with wine), after this process there is not normally any microbiological stabilisation treatment. This means that the lactic bacteria become the dominant microbiota. Some of these bacteria cause alterations that can affect the properties of the cider....

2010-06-15 01:58:00

STOCKHOLM, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After only one week of supplementation the reduction in daily crying time was 74 % among the infants supplemented by L. reuteri Protectis compared to 38 % in the placebo group. At the end of the study there was a significant difference between the two groups. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100615/394961 ) - These results are in line with previous studies on colics and confirm the benefit of L. reuteri in colicky...


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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