Supplements to boost probiotics -- the helpful micro-organisms that reside in our bodies -- can alter the way people process emotional information and ease anxiety and depression, new research suggests.
Researchers have found that "normal" bacteria plays vital for keeping intestinal lining intact and eating probiotics, which contains the good kind of bacteria, helps in avoiding inflammatory disorders that occur when the intestinal lining has been compromised.
The bacteria that aid in digestion help keep the intestinal lining intact, scientists say, adding that daily probiotics hold the key to ward off inflammatory disorders that occur when the intestinal lining has been compromised.
US researchers have reported preliminary success using genetically engineered probiotics against hookworms, an intestinal parasite which infects millions of people, particularly pregnant women and children in the developing world.
A new study has revealed that probiotics- live bacteria that help maintain a healthy digestive system- when ingested in adequate amounts, offer enormous potential for the treatment of depression and other stress-related disorders.