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Probiotics as treatment for Allergic Diseases

Perinatal probiotic supplementation in the prevention of allergy related disease: 6 year follow up of a randomised controlled trial http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-5945/15/13 Full Paper at Link Abstract Background Perinatal probiotics supplementation has been shown to be effective in the primary prevention of atopic … Continue reading

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Probiotics and Blood Pressure

Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure http://blog.heart.org/eating-probiotics-regularly-may-improve-your-blood-pressure/ Published: 3:00 pm CDT, July 21, 2014 Eating probiotics regularly may modestly improve your blood pressure, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Probiotics are live microorganisms … Continue reading

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Probiotics as Therapeutic Treatment in Obesity and Insulin Resistance

Study examines therapeutic bacteria’s ability to prevent obesity http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/07/bacteria-prevent-obesity/ A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria and Weight Regulation – Probiotics as Selective and Designed Treatment

Cork researchers further understanding of how gut bacteria regulate weight gain http://www.sfi.ie Researchers at the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre in University College Cork have discovered how gut bacteria communicate with their host to specifically regulate weight gain and serum cholesterol levels.   … Continue reading

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Tom Insel NIMH Director – Acknowledges Probiotics in Autism Breakthrough paper

Director’s Blog: Thinking about 2014 http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/2014/thinking-about-2014.shtml Research into the microbiome, the community of microorganisms that are part of all of our bodies, is shedding new light on many developmental disorders, and may also reveal some surprises in 2014.3 Hsiao EY … Continue reading

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Probiotics beyond Atopy

The immunomodulatory effect of probiotics beyond atopy: an update. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24256057 In the past decades, the theory of “allergen avoidance” was considered the standard treatment for preventing the onset of allergic diseases. Recently, the concept of “immune tolerance” has replaced this … Continue reading

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Probiotics , asthma , eczema, autism and the gut

Probiotics not effective for preventing childhood asthma: study http://news.ualberta.ca/newsarticles/2013/december/probiotics-not-effective-for-preventing-childhood-asthma Taking probiotics in pregnancy or giving them to infants doesn’t prevent asthma, UAlberta medical research shows. By Raquel Maurier on December 11, 2013 (Edmonton) Taking probiotics has health benefits, but preventing … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in Autism Treatment – Gut, Microbes and Probiotics

Microbiota Modulate Behavioral and Physiological Abnormalities Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders http://www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674%2813%2901473-6 Full Paper at Link Highlights The MIA model recapitulates GI comorbidities linked to a subset of ASD individuals Targeting the microbiota treats specific GI and behavioral symptoms Gut microbes … Continue reading

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Webinar – SFARI – Sarkis Mazmanian – Probiotics for Autism

Webinar: Sarkis Mazmanian explores probiotics for autism http://sfari.org/sfari-community/webinar-series/2013/webinar-sarkis-mazmanian-explores-probiotics-for-autism/ “Mazmanian will discuss his lab’s investigation into the connection between gut bacteria, intestinal disease and autism — and how this work may lead to using probiotics to treat the disorder.” Full Details … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria and Brain Function – Probiotics and the food we eat.

Changing Gut Bacteria Through Diet Affects Brain Function http://www.newswise.com/articles/changing-gut-bacteria-through-diet-affects-brain-function-ucla-study-shows Released: 5/28/2013 4:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences Newswise — UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect … Continue reading

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