In this very first proof-of-concept study, a simple intervention such as taking a daily probiotic appears to offer promise in slowing down bone loss in older women.
The gut microbiota is the hottest of hot research fields today. The microbes that inhabit our intestine are more than passive freeloaders living off the food we eat. With a thriving mix of beneficial bacteria, our gut microbiome can keep us healthy.
Bowel problems are a common side-effect from cancer radiotherapy targeted to the abdomen region. Probiotic supplements appear to have a favourable benefit in lessening these problems. Radiotherapy is an effective treatment for certain types of cancers, but like any cancer treatment, it is not without its side effects. Depending on what part of the body […]