17 Wounds: Adding
Bacteria To Wounds
Press Release. How do you prevent wounds becoming infected
by dangerous bacteria? By first adding beneficial bacteria,
say researchers in Canada...
16 Allergy: Influence
of oral colonization with probiotic E. coli strain after birth
on frequency of recurrent infections, allergy and development
of some immunologic parameters. Long-term studies
Abstract. Researchers replaced the natural bacteria of infants
with a helpful E. coli strain and found that it helped to
prevent infections over the long term, particularly in formula-fed
and high-risk infants and also prevented occurrence of allergies
in infants of allergic mothers...
15 Atopic Dermatitis: Effect
of probiotics on gastrointestinal symptoms and small intestinal
permeability in children with atopic dermatitis
Abstract. The study found that impairment of the intestinal
mucosal barrier appears to be involved in the pathogenesis
of atopic dermatitis and bacteria can help to stabilize the
intestinal barrier function and decrease gastrointestinal
14 Infections in Pigs:
Approach To Controlling Escherichia coli In Pigs
Press Release. As an alternative to using antibiotics for
fighting Escherichia coli infections in newborn pigs,
scientists are finding promising results from introducing
mixes of beneficial organisms, obtained from other pigs, into
the gut of young pigs...
Function Provides Support For Eating Vegetables, Limiting
Press Release. Researchers have found another
benefit to eating fruits and vegetables. Good bacteria in
the colon produce an enzyme that releases glucose found in
the leftovers of broccoli and other vegetables which cannot
be digested in the small intestine....
12 Infections After Surgery: Study
Examines Whether Giving Good Organisms Reduces Infections
Release. Dr. Robert G. Martindale, gastrointestinal surgeon
and nutritionist, is giving ICU patients beneficial gut bacteria
to see if it can help them avoid infections. This study is
Article 11 Giardia Parasite and Beneficial Bacteria:
antagonizes Giardia intestinalis in vivo
Abstract. Results show that Lactobacillus johnsonii La1
fight against Giardia in vivo and also provide insight into
the antagonistic properties of lactic acid bacteria against
protozoan parasites involved in intestinal infections...
10 Many Disorders: Probiotics
Helpful Even When Inactive, According To UCSD Study
Release. Probiotics, the helpful bacteria found to aid disorders
such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), allergies and even
some forms of cancer, contain immune system-stimulating DNA...
9 Colitis: Bacterial
DNA Reduces Inflammation In Mice Press
Release. DNA from inactivated probiotic bacteria triggers
a specific anti-inflammation immune response in mice with
8 Bad Breath: The
rationale and potential for the reduction of oral malodour
using Streptococcus salivarius probiotics
Abstract. Study on bad breath first wipes out the bacteria
on the tongue surface and then repopulates the tongue with
Streptococcus salivarius K12, a benign commensal (symbiotic
with humans) probiotic....
7 Bad Breath: Successful
treatment of gut-caused halitosis with a suspension of living
non-pathogenic Escherichia coli -- a case report
This case study reports on a girl with bad breath which was
helped when they administered beneficial bacteria....
6 Diarrhea: Place
of probiotics Abstract.
There is reasonable evidence to recommend beneficial bacteria
in infectious diarrhea for prevention and treatment (mainly
in children) and to prevent antibiotic-induced gastrointestinal
5 Diarrhea: Lactobacillus
paracasei strain ST11 has no effect on rotavirus but ameliorates
the outcome of nonrotavirus diarrhea in children from Bangladesh
Probiotic bacteria were found to be effective with some types
of diarrheas and not effective with others...
Article 4 Allergies: Aberrant
composition of gut microbiota of allergic infants: a target
of bifidobacterial therapy at weaning? Abstract.
The data indicates that bifidobacterial supplementation appears
to modify the gut microbiota in a manner that may alleviate
Article 3 Colon Cancer: Chemopreventive
effect of a probiotic preparation on the development of preneoplastic
and neoplastic colonic lesions: an experimental study
Effective treatment with beneficial bacteria through mechanisms
still to be fully understood (decreased fecal pH, specific
reduction of carcinogenetic bacterial enzymes, modulation
of gut-associated and systemic immune system etc.) has the
potential to exert significant antimutagenic properties (stops
mutation) against colon cancer...
2 Colon Cancer: Effect
of lactobacilli, bifidobacteria and inulin on the formation
of aberrant crypt foci in rats Abstract.
The results indicate that, against the background of a diet
with a level of fat typical of a Western diet, evidence for
a protective effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus
and inulin towards colon cancer was obtained but it was not
obtained when the rats were on a low fat diet...
1 Hay Fever: Treatment
of perennial allergic rhinitis with lactic acid Lactobacillus
The results suggest that ingestion of fermented milk fortified
with beneficial bacteria Lactobacillus paracasei-33
(LP-33) for 30 days can effectively and safely improve the
quality of life of patients with hay fever (allergic rhinitis),
and may serve as an alternative treatment for hay fever...