Indian Council of Medical Research Looking at Probiotics as an Alternative to Antibiotics

Could probiotics - good bacteria, become an alternative to antibiotics that are fast becoming resistant?
This is what the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) wants to find out.


Probiotics in Clinical Practice: An Update

Taylor Wallace & fellow researchers have written an article the was published in The Journal of Nutrition Reviews in July 2011. It is a very helpful in bringing practitioners up to date as to the evidence-based use of probiotics, particularly with respect to their potential application in clinical practice.


New Probiotic May Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Scientists at the University of Bristol say they have identified a new probiotic strain that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The strain, which the researchers have patented, can reduce pro-inflammatory responses to the microorganisms associated with inflammatory bowel disease.



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