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Probiotics to treat diseased coral? British scientist's suggestion

06/18/2014
The possible applications of probiotics seem endless at times, don't they? New research from the University of Derby, and published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society B' looks closely at the microbes involved in certain diseases known to be killing corals. Diseases threatening the life of corals include ...

Probiotics vs Antibiotics? You're asking the wrong question.

05/01/2014
'The question of whether someone should be taking a probiotic or an antibiotic is one I hear fairly frequently. The answer, in short, is that this isn't a question of either / or! At this stage in time, with this level of research on probiotics, it is not right ...

Probiotics not for colic? A response

04/04/2014
This week a study published in the British Medical Journal, and reported in the Daily Mail, has reported that a strain of bacteria known as Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 is not effective in helping to reduce symptoms of colic in babies. However here we examine the nature of the study, and ...

8 unusual uses for probiotics

03/21/2014
Most of us are familiar with taking our daily probiotic supplement in the conventional way, either in capsule or powder form. It is however becoming increasingly apparent that people are discovering some weird and wonderful ways to use their probiotics, and here nutritional therapist Jo Saunders explores 8 new uses, ...

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