Probiotics Boost Mood in People on Antidepressants

If any of your patients are taking antidepressants, make sure they are also supplementing with probiotics daily. According to a study in Translational Psychiatry, probiotic “add-on” therapy helps decrease depression among men and women on prescription antidepressants.  Study Details & Highlights For the 31-day study, performed on inpatients at the UniversityRead

Multi-strain Probiotics May Lower Endotoxin Levels and Cardiometabolic Markers in Diabetics

Could probiotics decrease endotoxin levels and other cardiometabolic parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)? This study set out to assess whether multi-strain probiotic supplementation could reduce endotoxin levels and consequently improve cardiometabolic profiles in metabolically-high risk populations. This 6-month, single-center, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial included 150Read

Congratulations to Omni Biotic on Winning NutraIngredient’s Probiotic of the Year, 2021

Today’s Practitioner congratulates Omni Biotic for receiving the Nutraingredients USA, Probiotic of the Year, 2021. AllergoSan USA’s Omni-Biotic Stress Release psychobiotic was recognized as Nutraingredients USA Probiotic of the Year. AllergoSan USA and Omni Biotic are hosts of the Microbiome Resource Center on this website (more here). “We congratulate OmniRead

Could Specific Probiotic Strains Modulate Brain Processing and Connectivity?

Probiotic Strains May Modulate Brain Processing

Research show how probiotic strains modulate brain processing and connectivity The interconnection between the gut microbiome and brain interactions for neurotransmitter expression, neurodevelopment, and behavior is a relatively new area of science. Rodent studies abound, which supports the basic level of knowledge that multi-strain probiotics can influence this connectivity, howeverRead

Multi-Species Probiotics and Multi-drug Resistance Gram-Negative Bacteria

Drug resistance among the elderly is common, particularly for residents in long-term care facilities. Multi-species probiotics may provide a solution for patients prone to repeated infections because of multi-drug resistant gram-negative bacteria. ABSTRACT/ Residents in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are frequently colonized by multi-drug resistant gram-negative bacteria, putting them atRead