Benefits of Probiotics

Antibiotics Kill Good Bacteria

Not only are antibiotics good guys that do many beneficial things for you, including building and maintaining your immune strength and kill off infection-producing culprits, yet they slay good gut-dwelling bacteria that protect you from gastrointestinal distress.


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Blood Cancers Helped By Probiotics

New research suggests that probiotic microorganisms, such as those more commonly used in yoghurt, could help bone marrow transplant for patients with blood cancers.

Some patients with lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia are treated with an "allogeneic" bone marrow transplant where the donor is a blood relative or is unrelated but has the same tissue type.

One problem that can arise is "graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)". Here donated cells can generate an immune attack against cancer cells in the patient, but can also attack normal healthy cells & tissues.

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Probiotics And Health Promotion

Dr. Jaclyn Chasse, naturopathic physician and Medical Educator at Emerson Ecologics, President of the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors says, that when most people think about probiotics, they think about the important role they play in supporting digestive health.


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Dealing with Diarrhoea

Global statistics has revealed that of the 9 million ‘under 5 years of age’ child deaths in 2008, nearly 40% were due to two most common infectious diseases – pneumonia and diarrhoea. This only goes to show that diarrhoea can be more fatal than AIDS, measles and malaria combined. India features among one of the 5 countries that accounts for nearly 50% of diarrhoeal deaths.

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Probiotic Prevents Infections in Children

Six hundred thirty-eight children (aged 3–6 years) attending day care or schools in the Washington, DC, area were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, a fermented dairy drink containing Lactobacillus or a placebo drink with no live cultures for 90 days.


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