Articles about study
The Align Probiotic is being marketed as an irritable bowel syndrome treatment. How effective is it? To find out, we take a look at the results of the published and unpublished clinical trials.
VSL#3 is a probiotic mix that contains eight unique strains of bacteria. Formulated by scientists in Italy, it is now highly respected by many medical organizations as a treatment for both Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and pouchitis. Is it really so beneficial? To find answers, we take a look at the clinical evidence.
If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chances are you've considered taking probiotics for your condition. To give you some help, I've looked at the scientific evidence and determined the five best probiotic supplements you can take for IBS.
Finding the safest methods to treat diseases in our dogs has become the top priority for many owners. Many are concerned by the limited regulations on drugs for animals and possible long-term side effects. An alternative that is gaining interest is probiotics.
Using probiotics to improve health seems promising, but how good are they anyway? Looking at the results of clinical trials for common probiotics can tell you a lot about their possible benefits. This article gives the reader an overview of the most promising probiotics for several common ailments.
Would you eat worm eggs to make yourself healthy? That's a question that Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients may have to answer in the future. Inflammatory Bowel Disease causes life long gastrointestinal problems that sometimes lead to surgery, and the medicines often have harmful side effects. In the search for new treatments, researchers have found that the problem may be a lack of parasites throwing the immune system out of balance.
The beneficial bacteria found in probiotics are generally considered safe. However, there are situations when helpful bacteria found in probiotics can lead to to infectious disease. We take a special look at the situations when probiotics are not so beneficial.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract is rising in incidence. How do you know if you are affected? This article describes ten common symptoms of IBD to help you decide whether you need to take action for yourself or a loved one.