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Highly concentrated probiotics for the intestinal health of patients with systemic sclerosis

Patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) display important alterations in the gastrointestinal function, which are being studied by many researchers, such as the gastroenterologist Julian Thumboo and his colleagues from Singapore. The initial idea of Dr. Thumboo was to evaluate if a supplementation  with the De Simone Formulation could improve intestinal activity [...]

Highly concentrated probiotics to improve cognitive function

Recent evidences confirm that probiotics can modulate the intestinal microbiota, intestinal permeability and immune response: hence, the suggestive and reasonable hypothesis that an integration with probiotics could also improve the cognitive dysfunction and be helpful in patients affected by cirrhosis. This was the main goal of Dr Germán Soriano and colleagues, [...]

Autoimmune responses against intestinal bacteria are linked with type 1 diabetes

Microbiome sequence analyses have suggested that changes in gut bacterial composition are associated with autoimmune disease in humans and animal models. The mechanisms through which the gut microbiota influences autoimmune responses are still barely known. In a recent study, Jayne S. Danska and colleagues evaluated systemic antibody responses against cultured human [...]

Clearance of human papillomavirus related anal condylomas after oral and endorectal multistrain probiotic supplementation in an HIV positive male: A case report.1

This virus affects men and women, homosexuals and heterosexuals and causes condylomas on the penis, testicles, vagina, anus, and cervix. In some cases condylomas may evolve to cancer of the anus and uterus. It is transmitted through sexual relations, but also through the exchange of clothing. [...]

Research INRA

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: F. prausnitzii an intestinal bacteria with beneficial effects The microbiota has the wind in its sails and its cartography is supplemented with ever more discoveries. Published in la revue mBio. I have read with great interest this study carried out by an INRA team which once again illustrates the fundamental [...]