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Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host".
Researchers develop and demonstrate new procedure for controlling directed evolution

Researchers develop and demonstrate new procedure for controlling directed evolution

Research reveals crucial details about how microbiome species are acquired

Research reveals crucial details about how microbiome species are acquired

New microbiome study could enable new treatments for middle ear infections

New microbiome study could enable new treatments for middle ear infections

Nonpathogenic strain of C. acnes improves skin's resistance against infection-causing bacteria

Nonpathogenic strain of C. acnes improves skin's resistance against infection-causing bacteria

Study provides insights on how the human gut microbiota resist cholera bacterium

Study provides insights on how the human gut microbiota resist cholera bacterium

Research reveals link between high-fat diet, gut microbiota and cardiovascular disease

Research reveals link between high-fat diet, gut microbiota and cardiovascular disease

Study reveals the relationship between gut microbiome and neurodegenerative disorders

Study reveals the relationship between gut microbiome and neurodegenerative disorders

Scientists engineer probiotic yeast to produce beta-carotene in the guts of mice

Scientists engineer probiotic yeast to produce beta-carotene in the guts of mice

Study offers fresh insights into infection process during spaceflight

Study offers fresh insights into infection process during spaceflight

Probiotic spray reduced incidence of fire blight in apple flowers

Probiotic spray reduced incidence of fire blight in apple flowers

Study shows causal relationship between neonatal antibody production and mother's microbiota

Study shows causal relationship between neonatal antibody production and mother's microbiota

New fermented coffee and tea contain gut-friendly live probiotics

New fermented coffee and tea contain gut-friendly live probiotics

Gut bacteria may play a role in the treatment of prostate cancer

Gut bacteria may play a role in the treatment of prostate cancer

Defined regulatory framework needed for developing  live biotherapeutic products

Defined regulatory framework needed for developing live biotherapeutic products

New technique tracks human milk nutrients in infant gut microbiome

New technique tracks human milk nutrients in infant gut microbiome

Developing new fluorescent metal sensors to explore the gastrointestinal tract

Developing new fluorescent metal sensors to explore the gastrointestinal tract

Greater gut microbial diversity in kidney cancer patients linked to better treatment outcomes

Greater gut microbial diversity in kidney cancer patients linked to better treatment outcomes

New algorithm can decolonize harmful gut bacteria

New algorithm can decolonize harmful gut bacteria

Healthy microbiome can reduce severity of chickungunya disease

Healthy microbiome can reduce severity of chickungunya disease

Study shows gut microbiota can predict the development of type 2 diabetes

Study shows gut microbiota can predict the development of type 2 diabetes