Research has demonstrated the therapeutic value of specific probiotic strains. Yet there are very few controlled clinical trials evaluating final, commercially available formulations. Because there are characteristic differences such as strain synergy,… Read More
The low-FODMAP diet, which involves restricting the intake of certain poorly digested short-chain carbohydrates, may benefit patients with a number of health conditions, such as IBD, IBS, fibromyalgia, and celiac disease and non-celiac gluten… Read More
There is a strong link between irritable bowel syndrome and stress. The intestine and nervous system use a number of different pathways to communicate with each other. Stress, stress reactions and the release of stress hormones have a significant impact… Read More
Engaging patients as active participants in their treatment plans is critical as it can significantly improve clinical outcomes, enhance the patient experience, encourage treatment adherence, and reduce overall healthcare costs.
However,… Read More
Don't Hold Your breath!
Respiratory health is top of mind for everyone these days. and the importance of microbial balance in maintaining pulmonary health and resilience is emerging.
Recent research shows a direct link between the pulmonary, oral and… Read More
Over the past few decades, there has been a significant increase in toxic chemicals introduced into the environment, leading to widespread exposure and associated health concerns. As the problem propagates, the need to address this issue in clinical… Read More
This study investigated the influence of a 4-week multi-strain probiotic administration in whole-brain functional and structural connectivity in healthy volunteers. The probiotic group exhibited increased functional connectivity in the salience network… Read More
The circadian system influences nearly all physiological activities, regulating far more than just the sleep-wake cycle. As a result, disruption can have widespread and severe consequences on human health, such as cancer, cognitive impairment,… Read More
Treatment adherence, defined as the extent to which a patient’s behaviors follow an agreed-upon prescription, is a topic that is well studied but not well understood.
This report explores the current literature available on the concept of… Read More
This study provides multidimensional evidence that administration of a multi-strain probiotic and the associated change in gut microbiota composition has a significant interrelated impact on behavioral scores and functional MRI measures in distinct… Read More