Staph Infection & Probiotics

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Have you ever considered using probiotics, a week or two before hospital admittance? You may want to talk to your doctor to use such an option in order to protect yourself from the high risk of staph infection. Nowadays, we often hear of the big infection problem faced by patients in hospitals all over the […]

Health, Kidneys & Probiotics

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An interesting poster study was presented during the recent Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM18), in Austin, Texas.  The event, organized by the USA National Kidney Foundation, highlighted cutting-edge research, presenting the newest developments related to all aspects of nephrology practice. An important objective of SCM18 was to present the latest insights into Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) […]

Women’ s Health, Menopause, Osteoporosis, Probiotics

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Of all the changes that come with menopause, one in particular has potentially serious health repercussions. Studies show that more than 50 percent of non-Hispanic Caucasian and Asian women age 50 years and older have low bone mass, increasing their risk for osteoporosis which can contribute to serious and debilitating injuries such as broken hips. […]

Probiotic Foods and Habit Forming

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There is no denying that modern lifestyle often promotes habit dependencies incompatible with a healthy gut profile. Gut bacteria diversity is often reduced while the so called “bad” bacteria populations gain an edge at the expense of “good” bacteria – probiotics. Given that about 75% of the immune system is rooted in the gut, repercussions […]