Efficacy of Bifidobacterium Longum and Lactobacillus Acidophilus in Treatment of Rotavirus Infection in Infants

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Of the 57 hospitalized infants with retrovirus infection, those who were treated with a probiotic formula containing Bifidobacterium longum BORI and Lactobacillus acidophilus had significantly improved symptoms compared to those in the placebo group who were treated with a probiotics-free skim milk powder. (more…)

Plasma Lutein and Zeaxanthin Linked to Improved Cognitive Function in Older Adults – Director’s Choice

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Analysis of 4,076 community-dwelling adults found that higher plasma lutein and zeaxanthin were independently associated with better composite scores for global cognition, memory, and executive function; however, only zeaxanthin, was associated with better processing speed.