New ISAPP Paper: Probiotics for Human Use

17 Sep 2018

by Mary Ellen Sanders

Many modern reviews of probiotics provide in-depth coverage of a specific health benefit, this paper covers all benefits with robust evidence.

Highlights from the ISAPP 2018 Meeting in Singapore

20 Aug 2018

by Mary Ellen Sanders

On June 5-7, the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) convened its annual meeting, for the first time in Asia. The program featured two days of open plenary sessions attended by 230 academic and industry scientists, health professionals,

A new randomized, double-blind and controlled multicenter clinical study has found that a synbiotic formula supplemented with short-chain galacto-oligosaccharides/long-chain fructo-oligosaccharides and Bifidobacterium breve M-16V may modulate healthy toddlers’ gut microbiota by increasing levels of Bifidobacterium.

When UK researcher Glenn R. Gibson introduced the concept of prebiotics to the scientific community in 1995 it was clear to him that the gut microbiota had the potential to play a major role in health.