Probiotics

Probiotics may help treat bowel cancer: Study

Probiotics may help treat bowel cancer: Study

Previous studies had shown that histamine, a chemical produced by the body that is well-known for its role in allergic disease, also may have a potential antitumour effect.

Sep 16, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
Regular consumption of  probiotics can improve symptoms of depression!

Regular consumption of probiotics can improve symptoms of depression!

A new study has found that regular intake of probiotics may help to improve the symptoms of depression.

May 25, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
Daily consumption of probiotics may impair memory!

Daily consumption of probiotics may impair memory!

But for rats on a healthy diet, the probiotics had little impact on microbial diversity and actually impaired recognition memory.

Mar 15, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
This is what your gut bacteria does to your entire body

This is what your gut bacteria does to your entire body

Below are a few things you can do to promote your gut health and well-being.

Jan 26, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Probiotics help reduce stress, anxiety

Probiotics help reduce stress, anxiety

A study has found that probiotics, used to keep digestive tract in sync, could reduce stress levels and thus improve health and well being.

Nov 22, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Probiotics could aid recovery from spinal cord injury

The researchers found that spinal cord injury significantly altered the gut microbiome of mice, inducing the migration of gut bacteria into other tissues of the body and the activation of proinflammatory immune cells associated with the gut.

Oct 18, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Probiotics can reverse cow's milk allergies in infants

 A probiotic formula when given to infants who developed intolerance to cow's milk has reversed the food allergy by increasing gut bacteria associated with good health, new research shows.

Sep 22, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Probiotics don't prevent superbug attack in ill people

Probiotics may not protect critically ill people from superbugs or drug-resistant microbes, new research has found.

Aug 31, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

Dairy products make probiotics more effective

 The success of probiotics for boosting human health may depend partly upon the food, beverages, or other material carrying the probiotics, a study shows.

Jul 18, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Targeting gut bacteria may help burn patients

Burn patients experience dramatic changes in the bacteria inside the gastrointestinal tract, according to researchers, including one of Indian-origin, who suggest that burn patients might benefit from treatment with probiotics.

Jul 10, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Many probiotics could actually be harmful: Study

If you believe that probiotics are good for your health, there is a piece of news for you. A new study finds that more than half of popular probiotics contain traces of gluten.

May 17, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

How to counter side effects of antibiotics

There are times when it becomes unavoidable to take antibiotics. While these may cure you of your diseases, they leave you with nasty side effects like bloating, belching, gas, constipation and diarrhoea.

May 05, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Here's how probiotics benefit our gut

A new research has shed light on how popular probiotic benefits the gut.

Apr 26, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

How probiotics benefit our gut

A strain of good gut bacteria that has been linked to providing relief in intestinal problems, respiratory infections and some skin disorders works largely as a facilitator, by modifying the activity of other gut bacteria, research has found.

Apr 15, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Probiotic drink could help prevent diabetes

Including a probiotic drink in your diet could help prevent insulin resistance, a major characteristic of diet-induced diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

Feb 09, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Probiotic supplements may ease anxiety and depression

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.

Dec 27, 2014, 12:46 PM IST

Wine bacteria may boost health

Red wine has bacteria that may be beneficial to human health, according to a new study.

Sep 29, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

How probiotics are good for your gut revealed

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.

Aug 04, 2014, 09:41 AM IST

Probiotics crucial for super gut health

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.

Aug 02, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

Eating probiotics daily may help reduce high blood pressure

A new study suggests that consuming probiotics found in yoghurt and other dairy products not just help in aiding digestion but may also help in controlling blood pressure.

Jul 22, 2014, 11:36 AM IST