Probiotics Reduce Symptoms Associated with Antibiotic Administration – Director’s Choice

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Both high and low doses of a proprietary blend of Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus paracasei Lpc-37, Bifidobacterium lactis BI-07, and Bifidobacterium lactis BI-04) were significantly more effective in lowering the development of antibiotic- associated diarrhea then the placebo in the 503 hospitalized patients requiring antibiotic treatment. (more…)

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…)

Probiotics Improve Gum Health

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Study participants with gingivitis, who supplemented daily for 12 weeks  with  a probiotic containing Lactobacillus plantarum, significantly improved probing depth and plaque index compared to the control group.

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