Latest Yeast Stories

2009-01-23 09:57:31

In recent years, genetic studies have uncovered hundreds of DNA variations linked to common diseases, such as cancer or diabetes, raising the prospect that scientists can gauge disease risk based on information in an individual's genome.

2009-01-08 17:46:36

As a chemical for industrial processes, butanol is used in everything from brake fluid, to paint thinners, to plastics. According to a University of Illinois researcher, butanol made from plant material could displace butanol made from petroleum, just not at the fuel pump.

2008-10-17 14:05:00

College students often spend their free time thinking about beer, but a group of Rice University students are taking it to the next level.

2008-10-09 00:00:39

Probiotics ease symptoms and help normalize bowel movement frequency in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, U.S. researchers say. Probiotics found in yogurt or dietary supplements contain potentially beneficial bacteria or yeasts.

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.

2008-09-13 03:00:10

By Anonymous Pack your kids' lunches with healthful snacks, smooth your kisser with organic lip balms, and get your greens with a new supplement powder Kick the habit and cleanse your body with ReNew Life Smokers' Cleanse.

2008-03-11 09:00:12

SAN BRUNO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After undergoing intensive voluntary testing, Florastor(R), the world's top-selling probiotic supplement, has been named to the list of Approved Quality products on ConsumerLab.com, the leading provider of independent test results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals evaluate health, wellness and nutrition products.

2007-08-31 09:05:00

Flies love Samuel Adams Winter Lager. That may not seem too surprising -- after all, it's great beer. But for a team of researchers, the news was astounding and has led to a serious scientific breakthrough.

2005-10-27 14:16:41

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer from frequent vaginal yeast infections show biochemical signs of being under chronic stress, a Swedish study has found. Dr. Sophia M.

2005-08-08 17:54:21

Chemotherapy and organ transplantation not only take a huge toll on patients, but they can compromise the immune system and leave patients vulnerable to infections from microbes such as pathogenic fungi--the fastest-growing cause of hospital-acquired infections. Now researchers from Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research have discovered one possible reason why these fungal microbes are such a scourge.

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