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Probiotics and Immunity

Probiotics and Immunity

Probiotic bacteria are shown to promote the endogeneous host defense mechanisms. In addition to the stabilization of the gut microflora, probiotics have been shown to enhance humoral immune responses and...
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Probiotics and Women’s health

Probiotics and Women’s health

Urogenital tract infections are being increasingly recognized as a serious global health problem in women. They can have severe consequences, including infertility, ectopic pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain and miscarriage. In...
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Probiotics and Gastrointestinal Health

Probiotics and Gastrointestinal Health

More than 1000 different bacterial species reside in the adult gastrointestinal tract. Some microbes are considered beneficial to the human host, while others are pathogenic. An appropriate balance of gut...
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About Probiotics

About Probiotics

Probiotic bacteria have become increasingly popular during the last two decades as a result of the continuously expanding scientific evidence pointing to their beneficial effects on human health. The term...
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Probiotics in Healthcare

Probiotics in Healthcare

Probiotics supplements have now been embraced and accepted as agents that can bring significant health benefits: Enhancement of the immune system. Antimicrobial effects inhibiting intestinal and food poisoning pathogens. Improvement...
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History of Probiotics

History of Probiotics

Probiotics in the form of substances containing lactobacillus, acidophilus and Bifidobacterium cultures have been used for centuries as food preservatives and natural sources to promote good human health without specific...
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What are Probiotics?

What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are a class of "good" or "friendly" bacteria that are normal inhabitants of the intestinal tract, helping with digestion. Although the word "bacteria" is usually associated with germs and...
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